IRS Fraud Scams

(COLUMBUS, Ohio 04/14/2016)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned consumers to avoid “IRS imposter scams”.

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office has received over 400 reports of the scam in April.

The ploy generally begins with a call claiming to come from the IRS or U.S. Treasury. The consumer is told to call a certain phone number and eventually asked to provide money or personal information to avoid arrest or legal action.

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