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Elderly Scam Arrest
IOWA CITY (CBS 2/FOX 28) --
Iowa City police have arrested the man they believe scammed an elderly woman.
25-year-old Matthew Brown is accused of stealing $3,200.
Officials say he offered to do yard work for the victim, including cutting down a tree and fertilizing the yard, and then charged the woman $3,700.
According to authorities, legitimate companies estimate the work valued at only $500.
Brown faces felony theft charges.