Mail scam targets new property owners
SHELTER COVE- A mail scam is in Humboldt County is targeting residents who have just bought property. The letter says it's from the local records office and tells new property owners that they can get a copy of their new deed and property profile for $89 dollars.
According the Humboldt County Recorder's Office, these letters are not illegal, but are meant to trick you. At the recorder's office you can pick up your deed for much less money, $2 for the first page, $1 for each page after.