The Ellis County treasurerís office has been made aware of a scam involving its phone number (785) 628-9465. The fraudulent caller is pretending to work for the office and is asking for money. The fraudulent caller is not leaving a message on voicemail.

The Ellis County treasurer would like to remind taxpayers that if its office needs anything, it will leave a message on your voicemail. If additional money is needed for a transaction, the office will correspond through mail and the staff will sign the letter. If you ever question any correspondence from the treasurer's office, call (785) 628-9465. The treasurerís office will not initiate a call and demand money over the phone. It is in your best interest not to give out any personal information unless you are the one who initiated the phone call.

Anytime that a person receives a call and is asked in any way to send money you should immediately be suspicious. Please contact local law enforcement at (785) 625-1011 to report any suspicious calls.