Waco man arrested for scamming an elderly woman out of $1,000

McLennan County Jail
POSTED: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 4:45pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 9:39pm

A Waco man is accused of scamming a 94-year old woman out of $1,000 for a paint job that he never finished.
Keith Allen Water is facing a charge of exploitation of the elderly.
According to Sgt. Patrick Swanton, Waco Police Department, officers received a complaint from the victims daughter on May 29.
She told police, Water persuaded her mother to get a home paint job, and continued to ask for money.
Eventually the victim gave Water close to $1,000 in checks and cash. Police say, the victim was intimidated by Water and could not remember how much money she had originally given him.

Water has been booked into the McLennan County Jail.


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