Classic Hits 103.9 WLPO

News from the Illinois Valley

IRS scam making the rounds in Ottawa

Posted by wlpo on March 15, 2016

It’s still tax time meaning scammers are stepping up their game.

Nearly a dozen people called the Ottawa Police Department Monday to say they were got a phone call from a scammer claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. The scammer says the intended victim is under investigation for not making a payment to the IRS and will be arrested if they don’t pay the caller.

The IRS won’t call you out of the blue threatening you to make an immediate payment.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

 
%d bloggers like this: