There is a new tax scam in the area and Rankin County tax collectors are warning everyone.
According to tax collectors, scammer calls victims and lets them know that taxes are due and that they can pay them by phone. Tax collectors do not call anyone asking to pay taxes by phone. Notices are sent via traditional mail.
What To Do
If you live in Rankin County and suspect a tax scam, call the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office at (601)-540-1645.