SCAM ALERT - Home Warranty Letter

Published 5/17/2023 3:17:44 PM

In May of 2023, a Webster County resident opened their mail to find a concerning message about a home warranty expiration date from “County Deed Records”. The letter contained a “renewal fee voucher” resembling a check for $199 and requested immediate action or be left vulnerable to repair costs out of pocket. This letter is a SCAM.

The Iowa County Recorders Association and Iowa Land Records both confirm that this letter is false and is not connected to a government entity in any way. From our research, this scam letter has been sent to homes across the United States as far back as 2019, and some cases, may note the homeowner’s mortgage lender and ID. Now, the letter has resurfaced in Iowa.

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