A Northwest Florida postal official is warning folks about a rash of mail order scams crossing his desk.
Marianna Postmaster Marc Reed displays several of the scams.
One fake postal service mail order had cost a local couple more than $4,000.
Many of the bogus deals involve so-called foreign lotteries.
Reed says receiving any correspondence about a lottery win from another country is illegal in the United States.
If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.
If one has questions about mail fraud, you can go to the U.S. Postal Service website. Click the link below to find out more.