Area sheriff warns about scam in the mail

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Posted: May 19, 2014 10:44 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: scam, mail, warning, finances

CONVENT- Deputies in St. James Parish issued a warning Monday about a scam that is circulating the parish.

"Scam letters titled 'Citi Financial' are being circulated," deputies posted on Facebook. They said the literature appears to suggested someone is a promotion lucky winner and a fraudulent $2,837 check is enclosed.

"Do not negotiate this," the post warned. "You'll be liable for the sum of the fraudulent check."

If you receive the mailer, report it to authorities.
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