Pine straw scam in Pine Knoll Shores

Published: Nov. 8, 2021 at 12:25 PM EST
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PINE KNOLL SHORES, N.C. (WITN) - There’s a pine straw scam going on in Pine Knoll Shores.

Police in the Crystal Coast town have warrants out for Kelvin Boykin, accusing him of exploiting older people through landscape fraud.

The 25-year-old man is wanted for fraud involving thousands of dollars in multiple jurisdictions in the state.

Police say if you hired Boykin or Boykin’s Pine Straw to do work that was never completed or you were overcharged to contact them at 252-247-2474.

Officers say they now have four outstanding warrants out for Boykin and anyone with information on his whereabouts should also give them a call.

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