Three Men Accused of Scamming Elderly Rome Woman Out of More Than $100,000

Three men were arrested – after being accused of scamming an elderly Floyd County, woman out of $118,000.

According to Floyd County Police the three performed some tree work for the woman but never completed any of the jobs that they started, and were paid for.  The trio was staying at a campsite not far from her home in a remote area located a short distance from John’s Mountain.

Robert John Criswell, age 39, of Lindale; Kyle Dewayne Dover, 28, of Cedartown; and Hunter Chase Hammitt, age 23, of Kingston – have all been charged with exploitation of the elderly and theft by deception.   Hammitt is also charged with violating the terms of his probation.

Floyd County Police say the elderly woman gave the men 33 checks for work that was never completed.

(Coosa Valley News/

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