The IRS scam resurfaces.

Who Is It Targeting: Individuals across the United States

What Is It: This is not the first case of scammers posing as the IRS calling innocent individuals with unpaid tax debt. In this case, the victim refused to provide their Social Security Number. The scammer persistently contacted the individual until finally threatening to send the police to the victim’s residence to be arrested.

What Are They After: Social Security Number, Personable Identifiable Information

How Can You Avoid It: The IRS doesn’t call individuals, their method of contact is always by mail. Never give personal information over the phone to unsolicited callers. Always write down the number of the suspicious caller and report them to your local police.

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For full details of this scam check out this article from WBRC.