CHESTERFIELD, VA. (WRIC) — A Chesterfield woman was shaken to her core after falling victim to a paving scam this week. Police said they are looking for a group of men aggressively and illegally soliciting families.
Authorities said the men are going door to door offering paving jobs.
“Of course the initial quote is amazing – but when the job is done, magically that price gets jacked up and the group becomes aggressive with their demands for payment,” Police wrote in a Facebook post on Friday.
Lynn Frampton fell victim to the men on Wednesday.
“I just sat here numb. I was crying so hard,” she told 8News Friday.
Frampton said a group of men randomly pulled up at her home, said they’d just finished up a job and had asphalt left over. She said they offered to pave her driveway for just two to four bucks per square foot– but every time she asked for a total quote, they avoided the question….