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Victim Location 21557
Type of a scam Government Grant

I was called and told I was selected for a $9000.00 grant. That the US Treasury was awarding one time grants at random. I was given a code# and phone number to call. With the second call, I was told this was a once in a lifetime grant. I was given three options of how to receive the money. Then I was told the fastest way to get the money was to go to a western union and I would have to buy two different cards, one to register and another one. The cost was$200.00 that would be refunded as soon as I got the money. I would be required to be on the phone with them through the process. I told them I couldn't do anything until I got off work. The man said call as soon as you get off work. I didn't I got online to check it out.

Victim Location 14048
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Got a very scary phone call when call back the scamers id himsel as officer Chris Simmons from legal affair office of the US treaury dep. Batch num 117195 claiming that some legal proceedings have being started on my name for tax evasion for the years 2015 and 2016 it was and a warrant for my arrest will be issue the moment he hung up it was truly the most scary thing. Whe he hung up after some talk i call the police to check and the officer chukle a little and told me "ohh man thats a scam"

Victim Location 76247
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Person keeps calling over and over. First they called and said they are with the US Treasury Department and that they have $9,200 to give me since I have never committed a crime, filed bankrupt and have paid all my debt back. I then hung up. They called again and told me I owed money and that I would be arrested if I didn't pay it back. When I told them I knew they were scammers he then threated me and my family. Saying they new were I lived and would kill us all.

Victim Location 45040
Type of a scam Government Grant

I received a call today by a gentlemen with a foreign accent , claiming to be from the Treasury Department , using the name Albert Johnson. He told me he was calling to let me know that I had been selected to receive 9200 dollars in the form of a Government Grant. He told me that I was chosen because I had no Bankruptcy's on my record and I could use the money for anything that I wanted except alcohol and gambling. He left me a number to call (1-513-203-3847) and speak with his superior and he also gave me a confirmation code(GG2086) that I needed to provide to his superior to identify me as the person to receive the grant. He told me that once I contacted his Superior and gave him my Confirmation code the 9200 dollars would be deposited into my account. Mr. Johnson repeatedly kept reminding me that he was not going to ask me for any personal information at this time.

Victim Location 12065
Type of a scam Other

Very garbled phone message that was hard to understand. Male voice no accent called himself Steve Martin from the u.s. Treasury said their was an enforcement action against me but I didn't hear my name used. At the end he said "help us to help you."

Victim Location 14610
Type of a scam Other

Received automated phone message: "This message is intended to contact you regarding an enforcement action executed by the US Treasury, intending your serious attention. Ignoring this will be an intentional second attempt to avoid initial appearance before a magistrate judge or a grand jury for Federal criminal offense. This is the final attempt to reach you to resolve this issue immediately and to speak to a Federal agent. The departments call back number is 409-299-3560."

Victim Location 13090
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Voice msg from a Dennis Quay, or Quaid, informing me of a criminal infraction, from the US Treasury Federal Crime Office, and to contact him at this number, 682-200-2575. Stating let him help me. I have archived this msg on my cell phone.

Victim Location 14150
Type of a scam Tax Collection

From Desoto, TX 1 972 217 4426

Petition notice to Dept US Treasury final notice, before it goes to court or you get arrested...left message on phone when I didn't pick up. They did not use any specific name. I know it's a scam by listening to it and have no intention of calling.

I have kept computer generated voice mail

Victim Location 21061
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received a call from "David Martin" of the US Treasury Department informing me of a pending legal action against me. I have received this call 4x in the past couple months, but I was home this time. I called the number that was given, and a man with a heavy Indian accent answered. When I asked about it, he hung up. I called back and he told me it was WRT my 2012 income tax return. When I challenged him, he hung up again. I called back and a woman with a heavy Indian accent answered. This time, she told me it was WRT my 2013 income tax return. I could hear others in background making similar calls. I was again hung up on after I challenged her with my own questions.

Victim Location 14624
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Recorded voicemail claiming to be US Treasury that I needed to call back about an 'enforcement action'. I'm sure they would have tried to collect money if I were foolish enough to return the call.

Victim Location 12205
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received phone call on Friday 2-5 number identified as Compton 1-310-627-0466 a Steve Martin from treasury dept let call go to voicemail figured it to be a scam saw on news this is common right now as is scammer using name Steve Martin

Victim Location 14067
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Guy called at around 8:20 this Saturday morning, claiming to be with the Treasury. He claimed he needed my assistance on a financial matter, and that if I ignored, I could face prosecution. Not sure if he's legit or not, but when I did a reverse phone lookup, all that I found was that the number was a land line based out of Blue Island, Illinois.

Victim Location 12054
Type of a scam Tax Collection

I received 4 recorded phone calls in one day (Feb. 5) from an individual with an accent who identified himself as Darryl (or Harold) Williams. He said it was in regards to a judicial action from the US Treasury and I would have to appear before a magistrate if I deliberately ignored his call. The phone number I was supposed to call was given as: 972-587-7110. I hung up and did not call the number.

Victim Location 12054
Type of a scam Tax Collection

scam was received via home phone (answering machine) at 8:50 a.m. on Friday February 5, 2016. Caller ID was Private Number. The message was from a male with a foreign accent. He said,"Hi, This message is intended to contact you. My name is Daryl Williams. (can't understand the next part).. this is an action executed by the US Treasury Department. Ignoring this will be an intentional offense. To avoid appearance before a magistrate judge, or a grand jury for a federal criminal offense, you must contact me at 972-587-7110. Repeats number. Then "help us help you"

Regard the question below about the scammer attempting to take money - as we did not speak - no request was attempted.

Victim Location 12309
Type of a scam Tax Collection

Received a pre-record voice message stating that I must call the phone # 347-560-4954 to Kevin Mason regarding impossment action for the US Treasury Department

Victim Location 14267
Type of a scam Tax Collection

They are threatening with federal inditement charges, I think it said something about the US Treasury but it was very unclear and sounded like a robot. They do not say who the call is for but do say this is their second attempt to reach someone. They called from 1 202 657 6381 and left a message on our answering machine

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