County Officials Warns Against Property Tax Scam
November 12, 2020
County officials are alerting the public about scammers going to residences to collect in-person property tax payments from homeowners.
Los Angeles County Tax Collector Keith Knox and County Assessor Jeffrey Prang said the property tax scam has been “perpetrated under the guise of Covid-19 building closures.”
The County Assessor’s office has received reports of people attempting to fraudulently collect property tax payments at taxpayers’ homes because of Covid-19, officials said. These individuals may have fake identification as well as the tax bill for the specific homeowner in...