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Clay County Sheriff: "Please do not fall victim to these scams"

Posted on Sept. 16, 2019, at 11:31 a.m. | Source: Clay County Sheriff's Office

The Clay County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a mail scam.

Posted: Sep 16, 2019 2:28 PM

WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - Clay County authorities are urging residents to not fall victim of a scam.

On Monday the Clay County Sheriff’s Office shared a picture of a letter and a “check” to the agency’s Facebook page.

According to the sheriff’s office, scam artists are sending bogus checks to residents in Clay County.

The scam artists want the residents to deposit the money and send the money back to the scammers.

“Please do not fall victim to these scams," the Facebook post read.

Anyone who receives similar letters can contact their local law enforcement agency.

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