WILX.com reports that there is a new mail scam targeting East Lansing residents.

According to the report, an East Lansing resident received a letter claiming to be from the city tax department. East Lansing Police Department took a report from the resident when it was reported that the letter told the recipient that that resident would be arrested if it did not handle an outstanding tax bill with the city. The letter even included a phine number to make the payment.

If residents receive a similar letter, they should call East Lansing Police Department. For full details, visit this link to WILX,com.