Officials Are Warning Area Resident Mail Scam

Washington County officials are warning people in the area about another scam involving a letter from a company called Citi Financial group.

The letter is accompanied by a check for, what the letter states is a portion of the winnings and is to be used by the recipient to pay applicable taxes.

Recipients are asked to deposit the check and immediately send the same amount via a wire transfer so the company can send the remaining money.

For more information or if you feel you are a victim of a scam contact the Washington County sheriff's office investigation division at 850-638-6121.