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Campbell County fraudster now facing charges here

 

May 7, 2020



Fraud charges have been levied against Jason Barnum, a Gillette man who allegedly obtained property by false pretenses from two separate victims in Crook County. Barnum has been collared for similar crimes elsewhere in the state, having been sentenced to up to 13 years in prison for defrauding the Boy Scouts and a 76-year-old woman out of $150,000 in Campbell County; he reportedly also has pending charges in Wright and Weston County.

On February 21, Moorcroft Police Department was notified of the first incident. In his report, the officer who responded says he recognized Barnum’s name fro...



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