Seven Mercer County men are behind bars tonight for allegedly scamming people.
According to the police report from Madison County, North Carolina, the men traveled to communities in West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina targeting elderly people using a driveway paving scam and gravel scam.
Kenneth Boswell was arrested as well as Travis Boswell, John Boswell, Johnny Beckner, Danny Potter, Jamie Conner, and Jonathan Chojnacki.
They were caught in Madison, North Carolina after trying to collect $7,000 dollars from an elderly woman. Kenneth
Boswell told a 77 year old elderly woman that he would pave her driveway for $4 dollars a square foot. He and the other men arrested spread and packed gravel, which was valued at approximately at $100 dollars.