Thursday, October 2, 2014
IRS Phone Scam
Be aware of any phone calls purporting to be from the IRS, threatening with arrest over alleged unpaid back taxes. It’s a pervasive scam, and has received a lot of attention lately. The scammers are good, as many people are shaken and distraught by the calls.
If you are contacted by a similar call be assured that it is a scam, and under no circumstances should you meet with the caller or give them money.
Here’s a link to a story that the NY CBS affiliate recently ran on the matter: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/09/19/scammers-pose-as-irs-threaten-arrest-if-you-dont-fork-over-money/
Here’s a story that was in the Chicago Tribune last week:
As always, if you have any questions, please contact your KOS Advisor.