(La Porte County, IN) - The Sheriff’s Office is reporting an ongoing scam in the La Porte area.
Two groups of alleged grifters have been frequenting gas stations in northern La Porte County. One operates out of a white Ford Explorer and the other out of a gray Dodge Avenger.
According to police, "The shysters approach hardworking citizens with various sob stories and gas money requests. In exchange for money, the fraudsters begin attempting to trade jewelry, all of which is fake!"