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OYS: Scam artist hijack local realtor's listings

Updated: 05/02/2016 - The website and rental listing are legitimate, but the contact number doesn't connect to an agent or homeowner. The number goes to a scam artist. Bad guys are hijacking local realtors' listings and posting it as their own in hopes of tricking you into sending them a deposit.
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UPDATE| OYS: Crew comes forward to help with exposed coffins

Updated: 04/21/2016 - "It works! I am a witness! On Your Side works! It worked for Hammond Grove Baptist Church," Rosa Thomas said. A crew steps in and begins work less than 24 hours after On Your Side told you about exposed graves at a church cemetery.
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OYS: Crown sends someone out to home with cracks as more complaints come in

Updated: 04/14/2016 - Crown Communities responds to a homeowners request for help after turning On Your Side for help. Adam Brown said Crown sent someone out to take pictures of the cracks and holes in his home less than 24 hours after our On Your Side team went for work. But now dozens of complaints from other local military families are pouring into our newsroom about their Crown homes too.
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