DeKalb County Sheriff's Office warns of sealcoating scammer overcharging clients by thousands

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of sealcoating scams around the community that include people pretending to be workers and charging thousands of dollars more than what a normal sealcoating job should cost.

A news release from the sheriff’s office said the department has received several complaints about the scams and continues to investigate.

Victims of the scams have describes the alleged scammer in a white GMC or Chevy pickup truck with no lettering on the side. The truck also is reported to have a large sealcoating tank in the bed, the release states.

Residents are encouraged to call the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at 815-895-2155, Crime Stoppers at 815-895-3272 or their local law enforcement agency if they’ve been a victim of this scam or have any information.

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