Warning: Property Tax Scam
Homeowners in Oakland County with delinquent property taxes are facing a new threat. To our knowledge, the scam has not spread to Dickinson County or the surrounding areas.
This article from the Detroit Free Press explains the scam.
He are a few ways to prevent this from happening to you: (1) make sure that you are up to date on your property taxes; (2) make sure you are the only one paying your property taxes if you are behind; and, (3) contact an attorney immediately if you receive notice of another person or company paying your property tax bill.
Jacob D. Lynch is a real estate attorney at Ryan Law Offices in Iron Mountain, Michigan, where he specializes in helping individuals and businesses plan for the future. This article should not be relied upon as advice for your specific situation. Please contact Jacob at (906) 774-3808 with any specific questions.