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Victim Location 31008
Type of a scam Tax Collection

IRS Scam call received

Victim Location 75703
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I got a call 2131415163 with the caller ID saying it was "Unknown". It was a robotic voice saying it was the IRS and they had been trying to get in touch with me but this was my last chance before they took me to court. They gave me reference number 2134261497 and told me to call them back. I know the IRS only contacts you by letter.

Victim Location 31005
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Irs Scam call received.

Victim Location 63368
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received a call supposedly from the IRS about unpaid taxes & they were going to file suit against us. We have always paid our taxes on time so I knew this was a scam. The phone # on caller ID was 509-368-7081 but the message left a different call back # 202-763-1778

Victim Location 45150
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Got a phone call from 202-239-1007 on my cell phone, it was a recorded message saying that the IRS was filing a claim against me and that I needed to call them back to discuss the details and they gave me the 202-239-1007 phone number to call them back on.

Victim Location 63129
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I am not sure if you would be interested to know of a phone message I received today. The message was that the IRS is filing a lawsuit against me and said I should call 202-766-3301 immediately. Of course I recognized this as a scam and did not call. I am a senior (85 years of age) and I know these people are targeting vulnerable seniors.

My email was hacked into just last week so I am very aware of problems like this. I changed my password, but unfortunately, many of my friends opened the email they received, putting their computer at risk.

Victim Location 83646
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Email I received (we do not e-file):

Dear Tax-payer,

We are reaching out to you in regards to your E-Filing, from the previous year and current year.Our system indicates you have made some changes in your record

and we will like you to Kindly follow the given instructions in order to comply with our new sytem requirements.To avoid future difficulty with Internal Revenue Services.

By filling out the Taxpayer's information that only you and The Internal Revenue Services know, you can feel even more secure with your yearly Refund, knowing all System information is Up-to-date.

To Proceed, Please find attached HTML Web Page.

• See Attached for HTML Web Page

• Download and Save it to your Device Desktop

• Go to Device Desktop to open the HTML Web Page

• Continue by Filling your Information

The Internal Revenue Services shall follow-up on Update once submitted, Your Update is Important to us, to avoid any kind of delay with your e-Filing/refund.

The Internal Revenue Service will never share taxpayers personal information with third party.

Sincerely,

Internal Revenue Service

C?

Victim Location 91709
Type of a scam Tax Collection

"Officer Richard Williams" says I am the subject of a legal lawsuit for tax evasion and fraud. He claims to be an IRS agent. Said I need to call him immediately to resolve the issue or I will be arrested. I was to call him at 352-464-6034 or face the consequences.

Of course he knows nothing about me when he left the phone message (ie: my name or who he was calling, address, etc) He has left messages over the last couple of months several times.

Victim Location 76682
Type of a scam Debt Collections

The local News station(KWTX) reported that there is a scam that someone in the DC area is calling. The IRS does not call directly. This scam states: "We have made several attempts to reach you, this call to offer 'Shirley' from the 'inferno revenue service' This is to inform you that the IRS is filling a law suit against you. an urgent call back is needed by you at 202-536-5775."

Victim Location 38315
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received 3 phone calls from 315-277-9195, stating that they were from the IRS and that they have a law suit against me and I needed to contact them at the above number. I didn't return their call. I just read about this scam in my local newspaper and thought I needed to turn in this number.

Victim Location 76309
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received call from phone number 646-274-1928 where they identified themselves as the IRS and stating that if I did not settle this matter I would be arrested.

Victim Location 62439
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Got phone call said they were the irs and has a lawsuit against us

Victim Location 98290
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I was contacted by phone @ 12:49 pm on 2/25/16 by an automated message that said I owe the IRS money. I called the # back which is(206)204-5554 a man answered and said "Internal Revenue Service, how may I help you? He had a very thick accent, I told him he is NOT the IRS and not to call me again. He then said I owed $5000.00 and he was going to take it from me. I laughed and hung up on him.

Victim Location 68137
Type of a scam Tax Collection

An international call from Tel. # 312-878-9013 left a recording stating that the IRS is filing a lawsuit to collect unpaid due taxes, at that point in the recording I hung up knowing that it was a scam call.

Victim Location 45255
Type of a scam Tax Collection

phishing email claiming to be the IRS requesting to open a link and provide personal information. Obviously a fraud based on grammer and general concept.

Victim Location 61733
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a call from someone claiming to be Bryan Snyder with the IRS. He said that he had an arrest warrant out for this address and that I would be arrested. He called from 262-383-3971 but he wanted me to call him back at 352-547-4013. I called the sheriff and he advised me to call the ScamPulse.com because it sounded like a scam.

Victim Location 78759
Type of a scam Tax Collection

On 2/23/16, I received via my cell phone (which by the way, I only give out to close friends and family) four voice messages through the day from 206.899.6305 (WA, USA). Each from female computerized/auto message saying: "From IRS/Internal Revenue Service, reason for call is to inform you that IRS is filing lawsuit against you. To get more details on this case file, call 206.899.6305." On 2/24/16, I received a voice message from my cell phone from "Unknown" with similar message that IRS has been trying to reach me regarding lawsuit filed by IRS. This time it was from a male (calling himself: Officer from Internal Revenue Service) but left no phone number to return call.

I did not call the callers back because I know this is a scam as IRS always sends information via direct postal mail. However, I am most concerned there will a vulnerable person who will not know this and will get hurt by trying to be a good citizen and providing personal data and/or money to these crooks. Please strive to shut these criminals down.

Victim Location 27410
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Consumer received a call phone number 202-888-5940 saying that they were the IRS and that they would be filing a lawsuit against her.

Victim Location 94561
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a phone call stating that I owed several thousands of dollars in back taxes. He stated that I was going to go to jail and be fined $90,000 or more in court fees and penalties. He said I had to pay the debt immediately and would wait on the phone for me to get the money. I then told him I needed more time and became more aggressive. He said that they will be at my door and charges have been pressed. I was able to get him to give me a number to call back once I had the money. I then called my tax preparers and they informed me that it's a scam. I was instructed to get payment information. I then called him back and told him I had the money. He said he would instructions through the payment process on the EFT#. I told him no he would not, that I wanted the and I would do it on my own. He then laughed at me and hung up the phone. I then received a call from another one but this one came in from Jamaica. That started another series of issues. In all I received several calls over a period of two days.

Victim Location 27358
Type of a scam Debt Collections

Consumer received a call saying that they were the IRS and that they would be filing a lawsuit against her from phone number 360-359-7706

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