Eddy County Sheriff Warns Residents About Property Tax Scam

THE EDDY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS WARNING RESIDENTS ABOUT A SCAM GOING AROUND. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

INVESTIGATORS WITH THE EDDY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAY A MAN HAS BEEN CONTACTING LOCAL RESIDENTS — IN SOME CASES IN PERSON — TELLING THEM THEY NEED TO PAY DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES BEFORE THEIR HOME IS FORECLOSED ON. SHERIFF MARK CAGE SAYS THE SCAMMER CLAIMS TO WORK FOR THE NEW MEXICO STATE PROPERTY TAX DIVISION AS A TAX COLLECTOR…AND HAS BEEN REPORTEDLY SEEN DRIVING A WHITE PICKUP TRUCK. WITNESSES SAY THE VEHICLE APPEARS TO BE AN OIL FIELD TRUCK. IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THIS SCAM, OR YOU THINK YOU’RE A VICTIM, CALL THE EDDY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.