Oklahoma Man Charged in Hunting Scam
James Jenkins is charged with accepting money from hunters in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, and Missouri for planned hunting trips that never materialized. When the hunts were canceled, Mr. Jenkins is charged with not refunding the money, totaling more than $75,000. Tulsa World has a write up on Mr. Jenkins and his charges.
James Adam Jenkins, 39, was booked into the Tulsa Jail on three counts of unfair or deceptive trade practice in violation of the Oklahoma Consumer Protection Act. He was released on $9,000 bond later Tuesday, jail records show. Attorney General Scott Pruitt said in a statement that other complaints against Jenkins are being investigated and that additional felony charges are possible.