And as for the phone calls, she said staff would never cold call the community asking for money or antiquities. She added that legitimate society campaign would be well-advertised.

When dealing with the arts, Flink says she understands how easy it can be for someone to pretend to be from a trusted agency, so in order to figure out the legit from the fake, ask the caller how you can get back in touch with them and verify the caller's claims.

The Missouri Attorney General's office told ABC 17 News that they are investigating Jonathan Williams and currently have one complaint against him.