OCONEE, SC (FOX Carolina)- The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office released their July scam update to warn residents about the potential scams circulating in the area.
Deputies say that one victim received a letter stating that they did not pay their personal property taxes. The letter added that a tax execution was used against the victim by the County Delinquent Tax Collector’s Office. The letter came from a credit services company that said the case was referred to them so they could collect their taxes.
The letter also threatened to seize assets and seize the victim’s income tax refunds through the South Carolina Department of Revenue. The letter contained a phone number and a list of payment options, according to the victim. The letter also had a credit card receipt to make payments, according to the victim.