Columbus, Georgia – October 7, 2013 – BBB has received several complaints from consumers who received phone calls from scammers pretending to be IRS agents. The callers state that the person owes money and that they will get arrested if they refuse to pay.
This is simply another scam. Please be aware that the IRS will not call you to collect any outstanding balances you may have with the agency. The IRS corresponds via USPS only (snail mail.)
If you receive a phone call such as this, BBB advises you to:
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