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Victim Location 37015
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Foreign individuals that called claiming to be the IRS. The guys name was supposedly Officer James Martin Badge #IRM9971. He asked for my last name to verify who he was speaking with. I gave him this & proceeded to ask him what it was about. He then asked for the last 4 digits of my social #. I asked him for his. He told me that I was being charged with tax fraud. When I started to question him he hung up on me. I called back & he cursed me out. I called back a 3rd time & a female answered & told me not to call back. I called back many times to let them know how many scam reports that they already had & that I would add another to their list.

Victim Location 19711
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I got an article - telling of this scam - but wanted to add one more note - I have gotten at least 4 calls regarding this. When the threatening call comes--- at no time do they give their name - NOR do they ask for any particular person. Clearly they are trying to get someone to react. Know that I owed nothing & having worked in a banks fraud unit, I was aware immediately that this was bogus. These people tend to prey upon people of "age" who are already on a fixed income.

Victim Location 71295
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I was called by this number 760-248-0469 3 times today. Left voicemails all three times, telling me that the IRS was filing a lawsuit against me and to call 631-402-9589 to see about my claim number. I called to see and it said the number was not a working number.

Victim Location 28612
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a phone call from this number saying they repersent the IRS and wanted me to pay the full amount of 2980.00 over the phone. Threatened to serve papers in the next 48 hrs and have me arrested and put in jail and moved to washington federal prison. Then ask if I could pay 500.00 down with payment plan to stop the proceedings. Told them I couldn't and then he said what about 200.00 or 100.00 down. Still told him I couldn't. He kept saying through out the hold phone call of approx. 30 to 45 mins. that this is being recorded. when i finally refused everything and kept saying I had no money at this time then he finally hung up. The phone number that I received the call from is 206-209-1631

Victim Location 65721
Type of a scam Tax Collection

By the time I answered the phone, I heard IRS, leave message, thank you, then disconnect.

I googled the number, and saw it was a scam.

Victim Location 26757
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a phone call saying I owe the IRS money and they are going to have me arrested if I don't pay. 

Victim Location 38655
Type of a scam Debt Collections

I received a call and a recording sating it ws the IRS and I must call another number or I will go to jail.

Victim Location 68361
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a phone call from a person that said they were the IRS. They told me that they audited my taxes and that I owe $5320 due to unpaid taxes. Wanted to make arrangements for me to pay this debt. I was told I could go to jail for up to 5 years, or go to Washington DC and fight the charges. Was also told that if I didn't cooperate, they would cancel my drivers license, etc. The number on my answering machine is 202-800-7859.. He said his name was officer Peter Max, badge number GS5583. The case number is 969812. Luckily I rememebered scams like this being reported on the news, so I challenged him, and he hung up.

Victim Location 54304
Type of a scam Tax Collection

A lady, believe she said her name was "Officer Flora Birch, legal investigation dept. of internal revenue service. The nature behind my voice mail is to inform you that we have recieved a legal petion notice regarding a tax evasion, a tax fraud case against your name. So before your case is registered into the federal claim court house and before we issue the arrest warrant under your name, please call us back at 319-333-7961."

Also had another call by man on 11-11... same message from Bainbridge I, WA 306-317-1581

Victim Location 68066
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received call from IRS (recording) stating to call 206-317-1581 in order to avoid charges contact us or be arrested

Victim Location 86401
Type of a scam Tax Collection

BBB received a call from a consumer reporting the IRS called her yesterday and left a message stating they were going to arrest her for back taxes and there was a warrant for her arrest. She needed to call them back immediately.

Victim Location 83442
Type of a scam Tax Collection

left message on my phone saying the IRS was filing a law suit against me & I was to get more info by calling 732-203-4089

Victim Location 92223
Type of a scam Tax Collection

The recording was a woman's voice stating that there is an arrest warrant for me for IRS Fraud. It instructed me to call back at the number 202 241 3445.

Victim Location 23803
Type of a scam Other

Phone message stated that this was the final notice regarding a law suit against us.

The phone number given was to receive the case number for this suit

Victim Location 70056
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a phone call, My caller ID said: MVICE 1-657-271-1082. The caller spoke very bad english, had an accent likely India or Pakistan possibly Middle eastern, said his name was Jim Cole (LOL). Gave me a File # and a badge #.

He said The IRS filed a law suit against me in 2013 in Metaire, La.. If that was the case I would have been served by now. Either at work or home same employer since 2008, same home address since 2006, Had to be a scam. Hung up the phone got another call 20 minutes later. From A Jesus Martinez 509-723-1877 the same thing just worded a little different.

Victim Location 32803
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a call to notify me that there is an arrest warrant issued under my name for 'severe charges' that are 'likely to be pressed against' me. The caller identified herself as Sandra Williams, Investigation Officer of the IRS Badge #735937. She stated that before they 'start legal action' and 'get me arrested' on 'the charges' I should call back their department number and if I fail to get back in the 'next couple hours' my 'case files' will be sent to local police and they 'will have to get me arrested on the charges.' I let them know that I know they were scamming me because I know the IRS does not contact via telephone call and I looked it up and do not have an arrest warrant. She responded that I would face the consequences and then promptly hung up the phone.

Note: I have already reported this to the IRS.

Victim Location 98405
Type of a scam Tax Collection

She called me and told me that there was a discrepancy on my taxes from 2010-2014 and that they had done an audit and that I owed money ($5900). She told me that I could get an attorney but if I did it would take time and that by the time it was said and done they would have confiscated my property and taken away my drivers license and that I would probably spend time in jail. She told me that they would do that 35 minutes after I hung up after the call and that a sheriff would come to my house. They gave me an ID number and they gave me the officer name of Carolyn Parker. She couldn't even say the name correctly. I told her that I worked for the federal government and that I needed a number to verify this information, and she hung up the call.

Victim Location 77478
Type of a scam Tax Collection

A person called and said that I had an arrest warrant out because of a tax debt. The name that was left was Steve Smith & phone # (949) 627-2069. I called the number back & a person answered that identified himself as Office James Anderson ID#1997144. He began to tell me that a warrant was being issued and that I owed $ 1,247.00 in incorrect tax filings for the past 5 years. I know about scams so I told him that I didn't have money to pay. He then asked how much money I did have & could pay today?? I ask how I was supposed to make the payment and he rudely said that "I'm asking how much money you have"??? He told me that an officer had been to my home two times already. I hung up.

Previously in August I got two similar calls and a voice message that I kept. The number was (202) 524-8877. When you call this number its says that the call cannot be completed as dialed

Please help me...

Victim Location 46815
Type of a scam Tax Collection

This is the 7th time I have been contacted but now it was a recording. but the others were a real voice and seeing on TV they were bustted

Victim Location 31211
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received a call from these people again. I hung up when they said IRS.

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