The IRS has officially warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers throughout the country. Victims have been told that they owe money to the IRS and payments need to be made via wire transfer or pre-paid debit cards. Upon refusal, the callers are threatening with arrest, deportation, business suspension, and revocation of driver’s license.
In the event of a suspicious phone call – please contact the IRS at 1.800.829.1040
For more information on certain characteristics of these calls, or information on how to handle it – please click HERE for the IRS article