Be Savvy - Avoid IRS Scams

 

Be wary of ANY calls you receive from the IRS. Do not give in to fear tactics, the IRS will never call you to request payment or threaten lawsuits or arrests.
 
Tips:
  • Don't share any of your information -  Call the IRS directly at 1-800-428-1040
  • Never send money, gift cards or any other type of payment!
  • Report these criminals -  You can do so through the FTC's website at ftc.gov/complaint. The more reports received, the more likely they can be caught and stopped!
  • Share with your family and friends -  Don't let those who you know and love get taken advantage of!
Check out this example of a scam call (made to a police officer!)

https://youtu.be/XykKl6Afo6s

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