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IRS phone scams, and others, surface again

 

Last updated 2/8/2018 at 1:49pm



An advisory put out by the Grant County Sheriff’s Office has reported that the IRS phone scam is popping up again locally. It (and other similar scams) will likely continue to plague citizens. More often than not, there isn’t much law enforcement can do because the scams often originate overseas or are extremely difficult to trace.

The IRS scam is simply that someone calls saying they’re from the IRS, that back taxes are owed and if you don’t pay up now, the cops are coming to your house to arrest you. It’s a scam, and it’s been circulating for years. Just hang up.

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