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Americans are being warned of a scam in which people are being tricked into paying people who are impersonating Internal Revenue Service agents because they fear being arrested. The scam was first noticed by authorities in 2013, according to KGW.com.
They are very convincing when they call. They have a Washington phone number and can cite your financial history down to the cent, states CNN.
They say you’re under investigation, in danger of losing your home, or worse, your freedom — unless you pay thousands of dollars on the spot.
However, they’re not real. And you’re not in trouble.
Not unless you take it seriously – it is a scam.
Federal authorities say it’s the largest IRS impersonation scam they’ve ever seen — swindling victims out of more than $15 million since it began in 2013.
They have information that only the Internal Revenue Service would know about you,”…
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