Police Arrest Man Accused Of Targeting Elderly Victims In OKC


Thursday, December 8th 2011, 4:40 pm
By: News 9


A man suspected of going door-to-door and scamming elderly victims is behind bars in Pontotoc County.

The Oklahoma City Police White Collar Crimes Unit received several complaints about Sam Quinton Lee, 39. Police said Lee knocked on victims' doors and offered to perform various types of work for them. Victims told investigators Lee charged them large sums of money, but never completed the work.

Police arrested Lee on three counts of financial exploitation of the elderly, but they believe he had accomplices who have not been caught yet. Police said Lee often used a white pickup truck with the words "Lee and Sons" written on the side of it.

Anyone with information about the crimes should call Crime Stoppers at (405) 235-7300.

Oklahoma City Police also want to remind the public that criminals often prey on the elderly, and people should be cautious about hiring someone who knocks on their door and offers a service.