Local residents are receiving letters from a collection company demanding money for items they never purchased. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says residents are receiving letters from the Umbrella Recovery Team demanding payment for magazines in the amount of fourteen dollars and ninety-five cents. The Sheriff says the letter threatens several action that will be taken unless payment is received. Royal says its a scam.
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Sheriff Royal tried each of the telephone numbers on the letter and only received voice mail. The letter even makes a threat to add a additional fee of over a hundred and fifty dollars to the amount owed. Anyone who may already have been the victim of this scam is urged to contact law enforcement.