Selling Bogus Newspaper Ads Lands Minden Man In Jail
A Minden man is facing charges in at least six parishes and one county — for a scam involving selling bogus newspaper ads. The Caddo Sheriff’s Office says 61-year-old David Dix went into several businesses in Caddo Parish, saying he worked for a local newspaper. He sold ads and told the businesses they would appear in the June edition of the paper. But they never did. That’s when business owners got suspicious and contacted the paper…and found out Dix never worked there.
Right now, he’s charged with two counts of theft and one of forgery. But he’s also facing the same charges in Bossier, Claiborne, Jackson and Bienville Parishes…and Harrison County, Texas.