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St. Charles police say man scammed numerous victims out of $300K

St. Charles police asked anyone who believes they've been scammed by Ron Johnson to contact them at 636-949-3320.
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ST CHARLES, Mo. — A St. Louis man was arrested after police said he stole approximately $300,000 from victims since August 2021.

According to the St. Charles Police Department, 54-year-old Ron Johnson allegedly scammed numerous victims from in and outside of Missouri. 

Johnson was charged with stealing over $25,000, several counts of forgery and stealing over $750. He is being held at the St. Charles County Department of Corrections on two $75,000 cash-only bonds.

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If you or someone you know has had business transactions with Johnson and been scammed out of money by him, contact the St. Charles Police Department Detective Bureau at 636-949-3320.

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