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Posted on Thursday, May 10th, 2018 - - - This post has 1 views
SCAM ALERT: Pushy Insurance Salespeople Harassing Many Rural Jasper County Residence
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office has received several complaints of aggressive door-to-door solicitations. The most recent being an insurance salesperson returning to the same residence several times after the homeowner was not interested. This incident occurred today, May 10th in the rural Rensselaer area. The reported vehicle was a gray 4-door Toyota truck with Illinois tags which deputies responded to the area in attempt to locate.
Although companies are permitted to solicit door-to-door, they may face criminal charges after being told to leave and not return by the homeowner. Please report aggressive solicitors like this immediately to your local law enforcement agency.
Editor’s Note: In comments to the post on the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, several hundred commenters stated that they had been harassed by these pushy insurances salespeople and that they would not go away or that they would return several different times pressing the “hard sale” on them.
Press release from Jasper County Sheriff’s Office.