IRS warns of back taxes scam

Phone scam works to scare consumers into paying

Law enforcement agencies around Florida say they are seeing a spike in the IRS phone scam.

The caller spoofs the caller ID to make it look like a law enforcement agency is contacting consumers.

The caller tries to convince the target they owe back taxes that need to be paid now.

The IRS says it wants people to report these calls here: http://www.treasury.gov/tigta/contact_report_scam.shtml .


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