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Victim Location 35811
Type of a scam Other

received phone calls: “We have been trying to reach you. This is the IRS.......”

listened the first time she received the call all the way through and they told her they would put her in jail and she needed to call a number back. Called her a second time and told her they would put her in jail and she wrote the call back number down as: 206 – 451-7738.

Victim Location 36793
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Recieved a message threatening legal action. Called back they said this was for unpaid taxes. They said an officer is coming to your address with a warrant, would you like to settle or have a black spot on your credit. we asked for management, then stated irs only notifies you with certified mail, they hung up.They tried to collect 4000 before we questioned them.

Victim Location 75702
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received a call left on answering machine identifying caller as IRS and that they were filing lawsuit against us. They left a call back # 914-499-8220. Of course we did NOT return the call. We are seniors and try to keep up with scams we hear about and always careful and screen all our calls.

Victim Location 68007
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a call from the IRS today saying there was a lawsuit being filed against me and to call back this phone number for further details. 832-895-3481. It sounds rather fishy

Victim Location 08005
Type of a scam Tax Collection

received a call from 206 708 2849 this morning with a recorded male voice instructing me to call 206 201 0042 because the IRS was proceeding with a law suit against me due to the nonpayment of taxes. I know that It is a scam because the IRS does not call people. Just figured that I would report this.

I never called the other number to proceed any further or to investigate.

Victim Location 93727
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I have had someone calling me three different time's from 11-2015 to 1-2016 saying that they were from the IRS and that I was being sued by them for $30,000.00 I told them I had to check with my CPA

Victim Location 23220
Type of a scam Other

IRS impostor, indicating I was in violation of several IRS breaches, filing a fraudulent tax return, violation of IRS act, and tax evasion. Did not allow me to ask questions, was very belligerent, multiple threats of a warrant for my arrest. When I asked questions, he accused me of being rude, that he didn't care if _they_ were being rude, he was just doing his job, he didn't care about me, I was just a number. Then he advised that if I spoke more than yes or no, recorded the call, had any conversation with 3rd party during this call or had any background noise, he would immediately terminate the call and issue a warrant for my arrest. Said I had committed treason, that Homeland security is involved. When I answered his questions, he said he didn't believe me and thought I was being distrustful, that I was trying to dodge taxes. He cited two mailings to my address, the second saying that I had 30 days to respond. Since I didn't this was only a courtesy call to advise me they were sending sheriff to handcuff me and drag me to jail for three days, until I had my courthouse trial. He said that since I had a clean record, and although he was surprised I was trying to evade arrest, he could transfer me to a Sr. Case Manager who might have a *might* have time-sensitive alternative. Transferred me, and she began asking the same questions. I advised that I was hanging up, and terminated the call.

Victim Location 67003
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Automated message stating that it was my final notice and the IRS was filing a law suite against me. To get more information call the number back.

Victim Location 32533
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Phone call stating Internal Revenue Service has issued an arrest warrant, home and other property at risk, call immediately. Did Not respond, knew this was a scam. 202-239-0131 was the number on my caller ID.

Victim Location 78626
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received a phone call with a recording saying the IRS was filing a lawsuit against me and to call this # which was the same # on my caller ID. I called the # and this man with a foreign accent answered.. He tried to get info from me to look up my case file.. I told him if the IRS needed to contact me they would of sent me a letter in the mail and that he was trying to scam me.. I didn't give him a chance to ask for money I just hung up.

Victim Location 61602
Type of a scam Tax Collection

We received a call from the someone who said his name was officer Jeff ( I don't recall his last name ). He said he was with the IRS. We had received a similar call last spring for the same thing. We contacted the BBB last time too so we new it was a scam. We hung up on him. The number that showed on our phone was 352-547-4013.

Victim Location 82604
Type of a scam Tax Collection

THE RECORDING SAID, TO PLEASE CALL 310-810-6206 AS THE IRS WAS GETTING READY TO INITIATE A FRAUD CHARGE ON ME. BRANDON WAS THE NAME ON THE CALLER ID. WITH THE SAME PHONE NUMBER. I DID NOT CALL THE NUMBER BACK.

Victim Location 34772
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Identified themselves saying the IRS had a claim against me and that I needed to pay money or be sent to jail. But I told them I worked for the IRS and they still insisted until I told them I was an IRS Auditor and I know I have no issues, They just hang up, but 3 hours later the same number called me back and this time I just ignored the call, but they left a message telling me to urgently contact them, but the voice message both times was robot leaving me the message.

Victim Location 30041
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Very convincing call from an actual IRS general number in Buffalo. 716-200-5100 with a call back to 716-200-4980. Indian/Pakistani accents. Very threatening. Threatened my with impending arrest for tax evasion. Read an alleged affidavit that basically said I had broken just about every tax law.

Victim Location 35211
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Just received a recorded call stating IRS issued a warrant against me and that I was under federal investigation.

when I called 206-900-8855 a man with an Indian accent named Eric Stonehart id #4088224 answered.

They give the IRS address 801 Tom Martin Drive, Birmingham AL - The IRS WILL NEVER CALL YOU. They will contact you via official mail service.

Victim Location 08753
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I have been called three times. IRS/ I was told I was being taken to court. I have hung up all three times.

Victim Location 08751
Type of a scam Tax Collection

A phone call from the irs stating they are filing suit against me and to call back immediately this is the number 206-488-6870

Victim Location 92845
Type of a scam Tax Collection

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, an automated message was left on my home telephone in a woman's voice saying that they were calling from the IRS in Washington and that this was our last opportunity to take care of our tax debt. Later on that day, when my adult daughter arrived home, another call came in. She answered and spoke with a man who spoke with a very heavy Indian accent. He told her that she owed over $4,000 for back taxes and that she had filed fraudulent tax returns and was trying to defraud the government. She told him that she needed to speak with me and he told her that she could not speak with anyone and if she did they would be a party to the matter. He further told her that if she failed to pay the $4,000, they would be sending the police to arrest her. She called me at work from her cell phone and told me what had occurred. She was very upset and worried that she was in trouble with the IRS. She provided his telephone number to me and I said I would call to speak with the man. I called the number and I also was informed that I over over $4,000 to the IRS and had filed fraudulent tax return and was trying to defraud the government. I put him on hold and asked a colleague who is a part time tax preparer if the IRS places threatening phone calls to demand payment of money owed to them. She assured me that the IRS send correspondence and doesn't make phone calls or threats to tax payers and that it must be a scam. She advised me to contact the IRS myself which I did and was reassured by the IRS Representative that I owed no taxes and that the phone call was an attempt to scam me and my daughter. The man that I spoke with who was impersonating the IRS spoke with a very heavy accent and also threatened me with police arrest if I did not make a payment immediately. I did report the incident on the TIGTA website. Last week, we received yet another message on our answering machine claiming to be from the IRS in Washington. The call back telephone number that was left on the answering machine was (206) 451-9513.

Victim Location 77338
Type of a scam Tax Collection

The caller called and stated that he was Officer Edward Fitch with the IRS with the ID: IRM529700 - and he was calling because the IRS had filed a lawsuit against me. Stated that my taxes had been audited from 2008 to 2013 and found that I falsely reported earnings and owed $2400. He ask me if I wanted to handle in court or out of court because there was a warrant out for my arrest. I told him out of court and that's when he transferred me to someone else who stated I couldn't tell anyone about the call until after I received court documents. He said I needed to pay $500 up front then they would put the rest on a payment plan. I kept questioning him until he finally hung up the phone...

Victim Location 46181
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Mark Williams from the IRS office from phone number 360-209-8907 Ext 2128 called stating a Radom audit was done on my taxes from 2008-2012 and I underpaid $4986.00 and I would have to pay a penalty of $15,000 if something wasn't done in 24 hours. I would be picked up by federal marshalls and serve jail time. I supposedly received a notice in the mail July 2015 that wasn't responded to. (I never received anything).

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