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September 13, 2018

The IRS Scammers are hitting our area again with phone...

From Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office on Thursday, September 13th, 2018 in Civic & Government & Photos
The IRS Scammers are hitting our area again with phone calls stating they have a warrant for your arrest if you do not pay the overdue taxes they say you owe. The IRS will not call you and request you pay for any overdue taxes over the telephone. Please if you receive this phone call DO NOT give the caller any of your personal information or pay them any money in any way. If you have any questions on any phone call you receive, give your local law enforcement a call about it.
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25 Comments on "The IRS Scammers are hitting our area again with phone...":

Friday, September 14th, 2018
I got this call the other day, it was a poorly done voice recording stating that their was a warrant out for my arrest in my name. Didn’t actually say my name. I hope no one falls for this scam.
Friday, September 14th, 2018
Got this call today with a return number to call. Thanks to reading this I ignored the call. I assume I would get a letter through the mail from the IRS if I owe money. I appreciate this alert and plan to share.
Friday, September 14th, 2018
Wow! I’d better count my blessings! The only calls that I get are calls about assistance with my student loans. When I explain that I have no student loans, they hang up on me.
Friday, September 14th, 2018
I told the guy to come and arrest me. I could get some rest and not have to cook. Lol
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
I got the call 3 times on ome week and it qaa actually a live person. They said they intercepted a package of some ttpe of weight medicine. Wow id they could only see me I for sure could use medicine you can tell I havent used any.
Saturday, September 15th, 2018
I kept one on the phone for an hour haggling with him. He got very upset when I offered only one dollar, plus I demanded to be taken to jail. I mean 3 hots , a cot, and sex too! Funny they didn’t want to give me their mailing address either.
Friday, September 14th, 2018
I get these calls all the time. I love messing with them..always makes me laugh!!
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
I can't keep them on the phone long enough to have any fun with them. The last one wanted money on Target cards I tried to trade him camel's, he didn't think that was funny.
Friday, September 14th, 2018
Yeah, phone call warrants take the fun out of sprinting out the back door in your underwear and a pair of crocs. What ever happened to the good ole days.
Friday, September 14th, 2018
Called me in South Carolina and a lady in union SC fell for it and lost her life savings of 60 thousand dollars
Friday, September 14th, 2018
I got a recorded call this afternoon saying there are 4 Federal Warrants out for my arrest...hmmm...I musta pissed somebody off...
Friday, September 14th, 2018
I don't answer my phone if I don't recognize the number
Friday, September 14th, 2018
We got a call about violations four of them. Called number back a foreign man answered and said IRS. Forgot what he called us for. Lol
Friday, September 14th, 2018
Yes the police or after me will be here in 2 hrs.if I don't pay taxes I've won cruises.not grant scams social security you name it they are very sneaky and I'm on the do not call list
Saturday, September 15th, 2018
Called me today......I told them I had $1.98 in my sock, they can come and get it while I retire in jail!,,,,,,,,
Friday, September 14th, 2018
Exactly don’t fall for this scam IRS will never call you Also Grant scams and Social Security no such thing Also Tech support , Apple, refund scams and security for your computer will not call you Also license key expired on your computer it doesn’t happen Please make aware to people!!
Friday, September 14th, 2018
Calls me every day last time they called I told them they was being recorded an I was give it to cops they hung up the phone
Friday, September 14th, 2018
I did not answer the phone, but a message was left on my answering machine with a number to call back within 24 hrs. Said was irs investigations. I did not call back. This was last night sept 13
Saturday, September 15th, 2018
I have gotten these several times, don't bother going to the police, they just laughed at me, I felt really stupid. Don't make the mistake like I did the police just laughed directly to my face.
Saturday, September 15th, 2018
I got the call yesterday was going feed them bs but they said must call back it’s not a working number call me and get a dose of bs they will stop lol
Sunday, September 16th, 2018
I usually just say it's to bad I can t reach through the phone and get u around your neck. Usually puts the quietest on it
Sunday, September 16th, 2018
I've had many of these calls, I tell them Helen Wait is my business manager if they want information go to **** 'n wait
Saturday, September 15th, 2018
They called me the other day when I answered the the phone I said it was the sheriff's office fraud unit. All I heard was a click
Saturday, September 15th, 2018
Got a call yesterday on my phone machine saying they were from social security leaving a no. For me to call back.
Saturday, September 15th, 2018
I told them that since they have all of my information to come on an arrest me that I'd b waiting on them.... haven't heard from them since

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