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Alleged scam artist arrested in Mercer County

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MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) -

A man featured in our All Points Bulletin for thousands of dollars worth of scams has been captured.

According to Trooper Brooks with the Princeton Detachment of West Virginia State Police, Robert Keith Lucas is facing two felony charges of obtaining money under false pretenses and a misdemeanor for shoplifting.

Lucas is also the subject of an Attorney General investigation for scamming several people out of more than $70,000.

Investigators say he operated under United Construction Pavement and Sealing where he was paid, but never did the work.

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