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Area sheriff warns about scam in the mail

11 months ago May 19, 2014 May 19, 2014 Monday, May 19 2014 Monday, May 19, 2014 8:44:21 PM EDT in News
Source: WBRZ

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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