Miami-Dade police are investigating fraudulent notices mailed to county residents about phony zoning violations and building inspections.
No one has reported being a victim of a scam yet, according to police, but officials made the letters public so people could avoid any confusion.
The letters feature a shaded, official seal of the Office of the Mayor. They also make reference to Team Metro, a county agency that was eliminated several years ago.
One letter is titled “Notice of Violation, Single Family Zone.” Another is titled “Notice of Inspection.”
“We take the trust and safety of our community very seriously, and we are working together with MDPD investigators to address this matter as quickly as possible,” Deputy Mayor Jack Osterholt said in a statement.