Arapahoe County officials warn of property tax phone scam

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ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — Officials in Arapahoe County put out an alert regarding a phone scam hoping people will not fall for it.

The county assessor said residents are getting calls telling them they owe a special assessment on their property taxes of $1,000. Officials said if you get one of those calls, you should ignore it.

To verify whether you owe money for a special assessment, call the Arapahoe County Treasurer’s Office at 303-795-4550 or email treasurer@arapahoegov.com.