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Victim Location 46544
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Call claiming to be IRS,

Said that there were Federal charges against my name, and that an Arrest Warrant was going to be issued.

They said that this was my one chance to resolve it, and gave me a $ amount that i could pay to extend those charges.

Victim Location 84091
Total money lost $5,000
Type of a scam Tax Collection

My son, who lives in SLC, Utah was contacted by "the IRS" claiming he owed back taxes. He was told to go to Best Buy, buy STEAM cards and then once he did this, at two different Best Buys, to scratch off the code on the back of the card and read the information to the scammers. What they did well was they kept him on the phone with lots of threats of arrest and being made public. This way, he was unable to call us, his parents, to ask for advice. We are now just learning that this scam went on for three hours! As the scam was with steam cards and the money is already gone, we do not know if the bank will be able to get his money back for him.

Victim Location 46037
Type of a scam Tax Collection

IRS STATING THE LOCAL COPS WILL TAKE YOU TO JAIL

VOICE MAIL MESSAGE

Victim Location 73505
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a call saying there was an arrest warrant for me from the IRS. I was informed to call the number back to resolve the issue before they turned the warrant to my state authorities. I did not call the number back but researched it on the internet where I found it was a scam.

Victim Location 79763
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Robo call saying the IRS was filing suit against me. They needed additional information and that I must call immediately to give them the needed information

Victim Location 43402
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I'm 79 years old. Ashley McConaghy appeared on my caller ID. I didn't answer it. She said she was the IRS and that I was in trouble with the IRS and I had 24 hours to call back, or the cops would take me to jail. Her number on caller ID was 823-303-5713.

Victim Location 84098
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Phone call saying I was going to be arrested it I don’t pay back taxes

Victim Location 65706
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a automated phone call 4 times today that says it's Lisa Williams an officer with IRS and that they need me to respond before they proceed. I called them back because I was told that I should request that they send me a certified letter and when I said this the person hung up on me.

Victim Location 46376
Type of a scam Debt Collections

First I received a call from “the Irs ,informing me of a suit that had been filed against me. I was told to call the number back to receive all the information to settle my case.” Irs scam Greg (middle eastern accent obviously not GREG) told me I was being sued by the Irs. He asked my number so I gave my number for my home phone. Cell phones can be hacked. We keep info on them that could be detrimental to our families. When he asked my name I asked him if he could give my first name I would give my last name. He refused so I told him that I would not be giving him any more information. He hung up. I hate scammers. I do not owe money. I am not going to give more information to anyone. My next question would have been what is the office address to come in and discuss my case. It would not be a post office.

Victim Location 78148
Type of a scam Tax Collection

he identified himself as an officer working for the IRS, and claimed that i owed thousands of dollars.

the only info that he was able to repeat was the information that i (falsely) provided.

i called back under an assumed name again, and gave different information, but got the same story from the scammer.

Victim Location 28215
Type of a scam Tax Collection

The robo call is an irs debt collector and it is urgent that you return our call

Victim Location 83704
Type of a scam Tax Collection

They said the IRS is filing a lawsuit against us.

Victim Location 28211
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Left me a message saying I have serious allegations pressed against me and if I did not call back the local police are going to take me into custody. I called back 3 times questioning them - they keep hanging up on me, when I tell them that I did not think the IRS contacts people by phone.

Victim Location 33611
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I got a phone call stating I will be arrested in 24 hours if I do not call back and pay a fine for the IRS. This was by an automated robot call.

"Just received notification regarding your tax filing from the headquarters which will get expired in 24 working hours and once after that you will be in custody of the local cops as there are four serious allegations pressed on your name at this moment we would request you to get back to us so that we can discuss about this case before taking any legal action against you to reach us is #314-328-6276 I repeat #314-328-6276 thank you"

Victim Location 46254
Type of a scam Tax Collection

A man left a message claiming to be with the IRS they left a message stating it was the final notice... I called BBB.

Victim Location 43227
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received a call from 321-614-3769 on 1.10.17 from a man saying he was the IRS and there was a problem with my 2012 tax return, and I needed to take care of the balance today by going to Family Dollar, Dollar General or Walgreen and buy a prepaid card for $4,656. He asked how far I lived from the store. He had an accent. The room he called from was very noisy. He gave me a badge number, an arrest warrant ID number.

Victim Location 95843
Type of a scam Phishing

Claims IRS headquarters has 4 serious allegations against the receiver of the call. STates receiver needs to call back immediately or be arrested in 24hrs.

Victim Location 15315
Type of a scam Debt Collections

A voice recording says they are from the IRS and that you have to call the number back within 24hrs or they will send the local police to arrest you because you have outstanding legal issues. They’ve called me 7times in less than 12hrs and utilized 2 different numbers. I attempted to call the number back, blocking my number first, a recording asks you to wait for the next available agent. No one answered and after 4min I hung up.

Victim Location 87110
Type of a scam Tax Collection

This call came to my phone at 9:55 am on Nov. 17, 2017. The voice sounded female and professional. She stated the call was from the IRS, that I had been identified as committing fraud and that a warrant for my arrest had been (or would be) issued for my arrest. My instruction was to call a 202 number immediately. Unfortunately, I was so shaken I didn't get the full number. The 202-899-9021 I retrieved from my caller ID, but I did not attempt to return the call. 

Victim Location 54914
Type of a scam Tax Collection

imposter called saying he was rep from the IRS called to tell me I have unpaid taxes of $5000 and need to pay asap. I called him back at 219-206-2080 to tell him I don't owe any back taxes, and then he hung up.

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