IPSO SCAM ALERT: Have you not been getting your mail lately?

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PLAQUEMINE, La. (BRPROUD) – There is a new scam making the rounds in the area.

The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office is alerting residents about a scam involving USPS.

If you have not been getting your mail lately, you may have been a victim of this scam.

IPSO says they “have received numerous complaints that “Change of Address” cards have been fraudulently submitted to the post office.”

USPS has been alerted about this scam.

“Postal workers are making efforts to verify the validity of the cards they receive.,” according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office.

If you believe you have been a victim of this scam, please call the United States Postal Service at 1-800-275-8777, or visit their website www.usps.com, or contact your local post office to confirm your current address.

The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office would like to hear from anyone who may have been a victim of this scam.

If you think you have been a victim of this scam, please call the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-687-3553 or your local police department to file a report.

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