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Victim Location 65706
Type of a scam Tax Collection

This number contacts me claiming to be the IRS. They told me I had litigation against me. They were trying to get information from us. They had a foreign accent. When I called back the person answered saying they were the IRS.

Victim Location 39532
Type of a scam Debt Collections

Has anybody else gotten phone calls from this number or anybody stating they are the IRS & it’s about a bill? Saying last chance/time will contact you....it’s a recording. I called them back out of curiosity and told them it was absurd that I wouldn’t have gotten an email or something in the mail in regards to any issues and they said that they couldn’t sent by mail or email & promptly hung up on me. So.... of course I called back, and nobody replied and hung up on me again.....& it sounds like a call center in the background.

Victim Location 62501
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Consumer was called and told she owed money for 2009 and 2012 taxes.

Victim Location 40220
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received voicemail from Officer Smith from the IRS stating that I would be arrested if I didn't take immediate action and call him back about my taxes.

Victim Location 45701
Type of a scam Tax Collection

A man with an Indian accent called about back taxes, $3000 plus. We couldn't understand him well enough to know what he wanted us to do. We hung up.

Victim Location 47302
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I got a called from a Maryland number at 10:45 a.m. this morning. The recording said if I didn't call them back at a certain number about my taxes that I would be arrested and taken to jail. I knew it was a scam so I hung up the phone.

Victim Location 12061
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Classic IRS scam. Police cannot track the phone number other than the exchange is from South Dakota. Have left 2 voicemails that the police will be coming to pick me up on 4 warrants for failure to pay taxes. I called them back from a public phone number, they fished for information and asked me how much money I had to send them.

Victim Location 83646
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Robocall claiming there was an arrest warrant out for me in regards to late taxes.

Victim Location 53590
Type of a scam Debt Collections

Kept on calling me to collect debt c/o IRS.

Victim Location 83706
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Called and said if I did not call them back I would be arrested.

Victim Location 19083
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Voice message left on my phone stating that the IRS was going to put a lean against me for unpaid IRS taxes and that this was their last attempt to contact me. They said to call the above telephone #. I called the number from another telephone number - said that I was unsure why I received the call, and that I would have my CPA contact them. The woman (thick Indian accent) said that they would not be able to share my situation with an Accountant since the IRS issue was mine alone. She asked for my last name to search the issue - -I didn't give it and I said that I don't want to handle the problem & let what may happen happen. She said OK and hung up.

Victim Location 94805
Type of a scam Tax Collection

A guy with a thick Indian- or Pakistani-sounding accent called from 206-202-3158 and said he was from the IRS Washington office and that I owed money based on an IRS audit. He connected me to his partner, an SF scam artist, at 415-553-8990, who said I was going to be taken to court next Monday in Sacramento or I could pay the IRS the $3000-plus I owed from the audit today. I COULD ONLY PAY TODAY. He said to meet him at the SF Federal building in a couple of hours or else no deal. I should bring all my tax information from 2009 -2016. I'd be going to court if I declined to meet with him. A lien would be placed on my property and my wages garnished if I did not comply. It was subtle: He couldn't guarantee that my payment posted today would go through since it was so close to the Monday court deadline, when I would be required to make an appearance. But he would see what he could do. Nice touch. Subtle. Convincing.

Right after the call ended, I called the Seattle and the SF police departments and was told this is a frequent scam. It happens all the time. I then called the fictitious Washington IRS agent "Anthony Clark" back and said the police were on there way to arrest him and his scam partner. He replied, "*** *** and *** ***R POLICE!"

He used the name "Anthony Clark." His SF accomplice went by "Simon Matthews." Both names are probably real IRS agents. And the court house I was supposed to meet "Simon" at is in fact the Federal bldg.These guys sounded smart and sophisticated. When I called back 415-553-8990, which is a real IRS phone number, I got a recorded message, seemingly left by a real IRS employee. Apparently, these guys could intercept and reroute incoming calls from the real IRS number and then speak to callers as IRS agents. It was all pretty convincing. One key thing that alerted my suspicions more than anything else was that the SF scammer said the IRS had sent me a letter by mail in December and nothing else since then. I know that's not the IRS's policy. They send multiple letters and then a notice by certified mail if you fail to respond.

One other things. I had been receiving recorded phone messages for months that I was going to be arrested for tax evasion. When I would try and call back, the number was disconnected. This happened 4-6 times over 6 month or so. This makes me believe that this scam is well thought out: build subtle worry or fear of months by calling people for months. Finally, if you (the scammers) reach them less than a week before a federal court summons, they (the honest taxpayers) are going to believe the situation is real and not simply a predatory scam.

Victim Location 43611
Type of a scam Tax Collection

we have received three phone calls so far today on April 4, 2018 by the IRS telling us they have issued a warrant for our arrest call this number now 1-800-717-1593. We have not called it back thinking it is a scam. It is a computer message. We have seen on our local news about this scam or similar scam and they have warned the community telling them that the IRS does not make phone calls.

Victim Location 63119
Type of a scam Debt Collections

I received a couple calls the past few days. One was from this number saying they were from the IRS. There was an automated voice that told me to call this number back or I would have a warrant out for my arrest.

Victim Location 64151
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I did not provide any information. They asked for my name and address and I told them to tell me what it was since they called me. They hung up.

Victim Location 67901
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a phone call threatening me about collection. Did not know if anyone had given you the number so here it is. They left voicemail.

Please catch these guys

Victim Location 32526
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Recording stated to call the number provided within 24 hours there is a problem with income taxes

Victim Location 78660
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a call from the above-listed number stating that the IRS has filed a Federal Lawsuit against me for Tax Fraud. I was freaking out. The IRS does not call you, they send letters in the mail. PLEASE DO NOT FALL FOR THIS SCAM!!!!!

Victim Location 95830
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received several calls threatening me that I have committed tax fraud and an arrest warrant has been issued in my name. However, if I call them back they can help me resolve the issue.

Victim Location 32207
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Consumer was called supposedly by the IRS. Recording stated: taxes are in arrears. Do something before you go to jail.

Caller id showed name: Rodford Smith

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