A man saying he will trim trees in Columbia County is a scam-artist according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office Tuesday morning.

Deputies say that a man is going around saying he will trim trees for people, but once they give him payment he never returns to complete the job.

This incident is being investigated by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office and they are warning those in the area to do their research before paying someone to trim trees for them.

Columbia County tree scammer
Tree trimmer scamming residents in Columbia County.
Columbia County Sheriff's Office