It may have started in Nigeria, but some Taylor County residents are feeling the effects in their pocketbooks.
The Taylor County Sheriff's Department has received numerous complaints lately about counterfeit checks residents have received in the mail.
Chief Deputy Allen Newton of the Taylor County sheriff's office says eight people have come into the sheriff's office in the past two weeks reporting that they have received the fake checks.
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