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Victim Location 85716
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Fake IRS call.

Victim Location 66846
Type of a scam Phishing

I received a phone call from a number in Wilmington, PA. They left the following voicemail on my phone. It was an automated message. "This is a notice from Social Security Administration. The reason of this call is to inform you our department has decided to suspend your Social Security number and file a lawsuit against you as we have received suspicious activity on your number. To get more information please call our department number 215-418-7396 I repeat 215-488-7396 thank you."

Victim Location 61874
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a phone call at 10:49 A.M. (Central-Standard Time) from a person claiming to be an IRS Agent named Stephen Jordan. He provided me with his Identification number, which is IRM 2215 and my case number: CP069T. He said that my taxes were being investigated from the years 2014-2016 and that there were three counts (Count 1, Count 2, Count 3) of the tax code that I had violated in the amount of $4,969.00. He informed me that the call was being recorded and that anything that I say on the phone call would and could be used against me in court. He said that there was a warrant out for my arrest, that all of my accounts were frozen, and that my wages would be garnished if I did not comply. He said that the IRS has made repeated efforts to contact me and that since I have not been able to be contacted, he was calling me directly. I informed him that I was on the IRS website and that the website specifically states that any attempts to communicate with taxpayers would be made via certified US mail. He said that if I did not immediately comply that I would be subject to the full consequences of the law. He asked me if I had completed my tax returns myself or if I have them completed by an accountant. I shared with him that I had an accountant but did not provide any sensitive information. He asked if I wanted to settle my claim and I refused, referring back the IRS website. He wished me luck and informed me that the police would be coming to get me.

Victim Location 46151
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Had a voicemail this morning. It was a robo-call.

It was abbreviated, but I heard IRS...criminal issue associated with your SSN ...please call before it goes to the state courthouse.

Later this evening from them, so I answered. It was an Indian-sounding man who stated he was with the IRS. I asked who I was speaking to, and he said "I don't know". You don't know who I'm talking to? "No", then he hung up.

Victim Location 65757
Type of a scam Phishing

I'm getting a bunch of robocalls saying that the IRS has been hacked and then I'm put on hold. I've hung up. I got two calls two days in a row. I'm now getting calls the IRS is going to sue me because I never called them back. 

Victim Location 75703
Type of a scam Identity Theft

received a call stating that I needed to call back immediately due to fraudulent activity on my Social Security number and that if I do not call back that legal actions would be taken

Victim Location 44109
Type of a scam Phishing

There is a short recording- we are calling you because of a social security number and a letter is going to be coming my way.

Victim Location 82009
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received recorded call from above number; out of Texas; relating criminal charges were pending as a result of non-payment. I did not call number back.

Victim Location 35769
Type of a scam Identity Theft

I got a call earlier this morning. I answered and they were claiming to be the IRS. They threaten to cancel my SSN and asked me what it was. They also knew my banking information. 

Victim Location 77659
Type of a scam Identity Theft

Some women call me, it ws a recording, telling me my Social Security has been Compromise. If I want to stay out of jail to give her a call. Well, she scare me. So, I call her back to see what was going on. She told me I had 10 Bank Account in my name, in different states. They found a car that was registered or purchase in my name. It had drugs in it. IF I DON"T CALL THEM THE MINUTE I DON"T GET THIS MESSAGE, THE POLICE IS GOING TO ARREST ME! They scare me pretty bad so, before I call them and I call a friend, She told me she got the same message. She told me it was a scam. On the Channel 6 News, the lady from the ScamPulse.com was on there, informing the consumer on this very scam.

Victim Location 65706
Type of a scam Phishing

I missed the initial phone call, called back and when they answered they said they were the IRS.

Victim Location 47302
Type of a scam Government Grant

I received a call with the caller ID showing as a call from Washington DC. I let it go to voicemail. I listened to the message and they said I had a $9,000 grant coming to me and to call for more information. I did call back but the man had such a heavy accent I barely understood him. I was able to understand that he was supposedly with the IRS and the grant was for older people to help them. All I had to do was send $250 via Money Gram. That's when I told him he was full of it and hung up.

Victim Location 36116
Type of a scam Tax Collection

8-30 at 1108 -- I received a prerecorded message from 800-735-3933 (on my hospital supplied cell phone, while I was at work) stating it was the IRS and an arrest warrant had been issued against me due to fraudulent activity. I did not speak to a person due to obvious scam.

Victim Location 62095
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I got a phone call from the IRS saying that I owed them $3000. This was odd because I filed exempt for the last two years. I tried to set up a payment plan but they wouldn't do that without me sending them money, $740.

Victim Location 77703
Type of a scam Identity Theft

Some foreigner call me stating their was a warranty out for my arrest for fraudelat tax information, press one for more information. When I press 1, with an spanish accent.. When I ask him what's it all about and I was going to the BBB, he hung up in my face.

Victim Location 19702
Type of a scam Tax Collection

HIS ID # 313845 HIS NAME HE GAVE WAS VICTOR FRANK

Victim Location 44230
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received this call on two separate days and its the same number. They told me there were from the IRS and told me that I owed them money I finally said to the man " I know that I don't owe any money and your full of crap". He went on a ramp and said " You owe us money!" I said to him " I don't owe any money and your trying to scam me have a great day." I hung up the phone..

Victim Location 77040
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Ask for your Social Security and says you owe tax money and send it to their address.

Victim Location 32571
Type of a scam Credit Cards

Threatening me and telling me over the phone that they have closed my accounts, closed my social security number told me I have had warrants for my arrest if I don't call them back telling me that I need to update my credit card info.

Victim Location 28532
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I had a partial message on my answering machine threatening possible legal action if something isn't worked out. They said it could be due to identity theaft. I called the number on my caller id, and got a man with a thick indian accent who said he was an officer for the irs named david allen. He asked me if i was given a case number and when i told him no he asked my name. Then after i gave him my name he asked for my social security number and when i said no he became very irritated. When he asked me why i told him that the IRS would never ask for that info over the phone. He became more irritated and reiterated that he is an officer for the IRS. Then I hung up.

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