The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is Investigating a mail scam circulating in the area. The scam involves citizens receiving a check for a large amount of money for the citizen to deposit in their account and sends a fee back to the originator of the check. Citizens are warned that the original check is bogus. In most of these scams, it is requested that money be sent by a cashier’s check, a green dot card, money gram, check or the victims bank routing numbers. In all of these instances all have been determined to be scams. Citizens are notified to not deposit the check.