Hunting Scam

A Wisconsin man is facing theft charges after officials say he sold hunting rights on property he didn't own.
The Leader-Telegram, of Eau Claire, reports the owner of the land became aware of the scam after a neighbor chased several hunters from the property. The owner later found a hunter on the land, and the hunter claimed to have leased hunting rights from a man named Andy Jacobson.

An investigation led police to 25-year-old Andrew D. Martenson, of Eau Claire, who was charged Monday in Eau Claire County Court with two misdemeanor counts of theft.
Police say four hunters gave Martenson a total of $2,000 to hunt on the land.

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Topics : Law_Crime
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Locations : Wisconsin
People : Andrew D. MartensonAndy JacobsonEau Claire
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