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Victim Location 38109
Total money lost $4.95
Type of a scam Government Agency Imposter

I just called this number to get information about my stimulus check. The guy pretended to be a its agent and he asked me to verify all of my information. And so I did. I provided him with card info, email, and address information. Throughout the call my card was charged for 4.95 with something called phi body shapers and the guy gave me a number that didn't work to call about it. He rushed me off the phone as I told him about the card charge. And now every time I call they hand up the phone.

Victim Location 43232
Type of a scam Phishing

Got a call from this number with a recording stating the call was from irs and my irs account (ssdi) had been breached and to press one for further instructions. i did not press anything other than end, but this is clearly a scam to get personal information to steal money. The irs does not and would not contact anyone this way.

Victim Location 80926
Type of a scam Tax Collection

They had called me multiple times the first couple days didn't tell them anything just hung up they kept calling 12 different phone numbers and wanted me to press one acting like a officer saying that the US Marshal would get a hold of me and that my social security number was used in gang activity in another state

Victim Location 55126
Type of a scam Tax Collection

robocall, hung up after hearing IRS

Victim Location 55044
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Call was answered and a recording claimed that fraud was perpetrated with my Social Security Number, and to avoid "federal prosecution originating in the state of Texas by local Court or Magistrate" that I should act immediately. Then it asked if I wanted to find out more about this to push #1 on my phone. I did that and a person answered. There were sounds of a call center in the back ground and the person answered Internal Revenue Service". This is clearly a scam because it take hours on the phone to talk to anyone at the IRS office. I told him that I knew he was a scam and to never call me again. I then hung up on them.

Victim Location 63115
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received in the mail a request for additional information regarding my 2017 tax returns. They wanted me to fax it to them. They said they were backlogged, but all my taxes were filed on time.

Victim Location 27705
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Getting multiple calls every day from different 919-XXX-XXXX numbers (all my local area) claiming my social security number has been compromised. I have blocked every number after receiving, and yet calls from new numbers keep coming.

Victim Location 37920
Type of a scam Identity Theft

This was via phone --- requested confirmation of SSN, address, in regard to a $5000 check. He said he was from the IRS..could not understand the name he used. The last part of the voicemail mentioned a business where I was the day before.

The phone number is in my phone log and I still have the message.

Victim Location 55374
Type of a scam Government Agency Imposter

Automated message when I answered the phone claiming that there was an arrest warrant with my social security number out there. I chose to speak with a representative. When he came on the line, I asked for a name and he hung up on me.

Victim Location 40502
Total money lost $1,000
Type of a scam Nigerian/Foreign Money Exchange

Scammer told the victim that there was a lot of strange activity in the bank account and ask for a 1000 dollars if not it will get arrested in less than 45 minutes ask to put that amount of money in gift cards and then the scammer started purchasing a lot of items to spend all the money

Victim Location 46123
Type of a scam Government Agency Imposter

Received a Legit looking email from "Invoice from 2020 Coronavirus Tax rebates (38031)"

Victim Location 70615
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Called stating IRS, hold for representative . When someone answered the line all he said was, "IRS". No name or representative ID. I hung up and called back and the recording said that there wasn't a voicemail set up.

Victim Location 78261
Type of a scam Government Agency Imposter

person claimed to be social security administration and tried to get my personal details saying if I don't call them they will suspend my social security funds. I don't receive any funds. They tried to get my social again and I told them to remove me from their list. The guy was with a foreign accent and laughed and just quickly hung up. It was clearly someone trying to steal my identity and funds.

Victim Location 79605
Type of a scam Government Agency Imposter

I receive from George Penn, said he was with the IRS and my social security number was used by someone stopped on the El Paso border with drugs and they were using my social security number to wire money. I then was transferred to speak with Michelle Anderson who was with the attorney general office. She told me I would need to go to my banks and take out all funds except $200 and secure the money with the government to clear my name. And I would have to get a new social security number. They gave me a case # DC68489720 and Warrant ID WI639846.

Victim Location 86403
Type of a scam Government Agency Imposter

attached letter claiming to be IRS - entered by Mohave County ScamPulse.com staff

Victim Location 75791
Type of a scam COVID-19

I got a text with a link to see the status of my stimulus payment.

Victim Location 75762
Type of a scam Government Grant

I got a text to click for my stimulus check. I heard it's a scam, but wanted to report it.

Victim Location 79605
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received a call where the caller said they were the IRS and I owed money. They said if I didn't pay within 2 weeks, I'd go to jail.

Victim Location 78412
Type of a scam Phishing

Once I called him on it he hung up

Victim Location 47203
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Roberto Rios called from 347-329-1403 and said I had won 96000 thru American Sweepstakes he provided me with a 5 digit Claim number and wanted me to call 888-600-6078 and they would give me a 3 digit claim number and then I needed to call him back. He then said I needed to pay 4750 dollars for the insurance and processing to get it here. I told him I didn't have that kind of money I'm a senior systems on limited income. He then said they have some companies that help sponsor for this and Coke would pay 4050. So then I only had to pay 700 of it. And He said I needed to contact the Financial institution at 866-978-6383 Speak to Craig Patterson I called him and he said it was an amount of 95000. But you have to pay the 4750 to pay for the insurance and I would have to fill out 2 forms so they could get the money delivered to me. I told him I don't even have 400 and they have called now 2 days row and about 5 times yesterday and 2 times this morning. He was asking how close I was to getting the 700 I told him I didn't even have a 100 he said he could wait a couple days for me to get it together. I was positive it was a scam. And they said they would have to ship it in. It was a scam.

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