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Victim Location 97401
Type of a scam Debt Collections

he said i owe the IRS i do not owe taxes that is why i know it is a scam. And said there is a case filed

against me so i need to pay.  541-809-0053

Victim Location 75040
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received automated call saying there was an IRS investigation and to call 4693515038. Male with very strong Middle East accent answered claiming to be in the IRS investigations dept. Total Scam.

Victim Location 71111
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Someone called and said they were the IRS. They said we owed back taxes and we could pay by debit card or credit card but they did not say how much we are supposed to owe. This is a scam.

Victim Location 71129
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Veronica Green claimed there is a warrant out for my arrest due to discrepancies in taxes owed for years 2010-2015. Her ID employee # is 30100. She claimed the case file #CP12173T. She said according to Sec 101 that I owed IRS $7,986.00. If I wanted to contest this I would have to travel Washington DC. There was much noise in background as if in a call center. She said we were on a recorded line and if I hung up I would be arrested within the hour. I hung up phone and contacted BBB.

Victim Location 71292
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Advised they were from IRS, that this was the 2nd call, and a federal warrant could be issued if we didn't return their phone call ASAP. I didn't write the call back number down - just hung up.

Victim Location 71280
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Someone called and said they were from the IRS. I didn't talk to him long enough for him to threaten or ask for money, but a recording informed me not to ignore the call. When I called the number back is when he wanted a case #. I interrupted him and told him I would contact the IRS because you're trying to scam me. He immediately got angry and said "Call the IRS" and hung up.

Victim Location 21220
Type of a scam Debt Collections


To Whom It may Concern,

I am writing to inform you that there is people calling phone numbers , which my husband just got a call from say they are from the IRS and there was a warrant issued for my husband if he does not pay a random amount and my husband handed me the phone and I ask the lady how much the amount was that my husband had to pay and she told me that the amount was $756.32 and then I asked her if they could send me a letter detailing the case number and information and she informed me that they sent several letters and they came back because there was no one home to sign for them. Then I asked her if she could inform me what address they have on file and she hung up on me. I know there is a scam going on. the number that called me is (567)2440052 I just thought someone should know you can contact me at (***)***-*** my name is *** ***

Thank you.

Victim Location 71202
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I was contacted by phone by someone who said they were the IRS and I owed taxes and there would be an arrest warrant issued for me.

Victim Location 43215
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a phone call and on my voicemail it stated I need to call or a warrant would be issued for my arrest. The phone number they gave me I called back and he said his name was Officer Kenneth Botkins and I needed to pay immediately or he was going to arrest me. I hanged up before they gave me any amount as I don't owe any taxes.

Victim Location 27360
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Consumer received a call saying that they were the IRS investigator

Victim Location 98021
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a call from 202-241-2421, claiming to be with the IRS, wanting the last four digits of my SSN, when I wouldn't provide that information the person on the line starting using profanity. I asked him where are you calling from, he said "I do not need to tell you that." I ended the call, called the number back and they answered "IRS."

Victim Location 75201
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a call and voicemail from 773-269-3251 claiming to be IRS Criminal Investigations.

It was someone in a call center named “James” (if that is a real name) that answered the phone.


Victim Location 43214
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received multiple calls since Saturday, October 1, 2016. Not all the calls were from the same number. They just say this is the IRS. I then hang up. These calls were from both male and female. Today, October 3, 2016, I received six telephone calls from the IRS. I have not provided any personal information.

Victim Location 76262
Type of a scam Tax Collection

When I answered the call it was a recorded message supposedly from the IRS saying they had been trying to reach me and would be filing a lawsuit against me and to please call back at the number listed above. I decided to call back - a man answered and said he was Officer Jason Wright of the Investigations Department. He asked for my first and last name and number. I told him I felt sure he had that in front of him, which he denied. I never gave him my name or number. I told him I was worried about the call I had received and wanted to know what I needed to do. (this was not the first time I have gotten these calls but I decided this time I would just pull someone's chain for a little bit!). "Officer Wright" said that I needed to quit trying to run away from the situation and just give him my name and number - I then asked him if he had a badge number and he gave me IRM11005. I managed to keep him on the phone for over 18 minutes and then he began to get frustrated and agitated...told me that someone would coming to my location to take me into custody and would keep me in custody for 72 hours! And then he finally hung up on me! I called back, got another "officer", asked him to pass on to Officer Jason that I was not a stupid woman and that I would be turning the call over to authorities, this guy actually apologized for "bothering" me. Well, today, I get the same recorded call from the same number - I called back and get the same Officer Jason Wright....when he realized it was me again...he tried to turn the call in to a porno call...I said a few choice things and then hung up! I am so tired of getting these calls - I recognize these as scams, but I know there are so many that don' do we get rid of this stuff???

Victim Location 83647
Type of a scam Tax Collection

The phone call was from 844-238 5878 Said that tax was due and a warrant was issued for my arrest. I can stop this if I call them back at 208 607 5071. He gave his name as Matthew Logan.

This was on a voicemail because we did not answer the call on my wife's cell phone xxx xxx xxxx.

Victim Location 43074
Type of a scam Debt Collections

The caller claimed that my bank accounts will be frozen because I owe money to the IRS. An automated voice mail was left when I didn't answer (caller showed up as a Washington DC number on my cell phone). When I called back, the person who answered was foreign, and I could tell did not work for the IRS based off the type of questions he was asking. When I told him if this was truly a legitimate claim then someone could send me paperwork int eh mail, he hurried to get off the phone.

Victim Location 97019
Type of a scam Tax Collection

This started in 2015. I started receiving messages left on my cell phone that I needed to call the IRS back immediately. I owed a debt and they were trying to collect it. If I did not respond immediately, they would file a lawsuit against me. The calls continued with a total of 12. I received two within the last two days. The calls started out as a man talking in a extremely mad tone. The calls have become more sophisticated utilizing a recording that actually sound like they could be coming from the IRS. I know this is a scam, have heard that, but also know that the IRS does not have my cell phone number and would contact me via US mail anyway.

Victim Location 76302
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I got a call from the provide number and they said I was being charged with tax fraud. They had my name and asked for the last four of my social and my DOB. When I asked how I knew if the call was real, he said I am not here to prove myself and gave me what he said his name is Officer Alexavier, badge #IRM0931. He gave me a case number too. He said I was being charged from the years between 2013-2015 and I committed wilful misrepresentation. When I hung up because I started to disbelieve the call, they called me back with a different number but I did not answer. That number was 18008291040.

Victim Location 71028
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received the following text message:

"Your unwillingness to settle your tax issue is causing your liability to grow due to interest incurred. You are subject to wage garnishment. (866-928-4781)"

Victim Location 98532
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Leaving a voicemail, stating I'm being investigated for tax fraud.

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