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Home seller accused of swindling customers out of $1 million

February 07, 2019 07:36 PM

A local home seller is accused of swindling customers out of more than $1 million - and there could be more victims.

The attorney general arrested Sherrie Burton on Thursday.

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Investigators say Burton used her businesses, Valued Manufactured Housing and Valued Homes, to fraudulently solicit deposits and down payments on manufactured homes.

Burton is then accused of taking the money and spending it on Amazon, Turning Stone Casino and to further her scheme by paying manufacturers for homes she promised to other customers.

So far more than 40 victims have been found.

If you know anything, call the attorney general's office.   

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