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DO NOT Answer Your Phone If You Get A Call From 202-609--7070

by Mike Mathers

The IRS is warning people about a phone scam. The callers pretend to be IRS agents and demand payment for prior fake tax problem. The number has been very heavy with complaints in the month of August. The fake agent has a heavy accent and will also leave a voicemail saying the potential victim owes money to the IRS and if it isn't paid immediately they will be arrested. THe IRS says they have revieved 90,000 complaints to date and about 1,000 people have lost a combined 5 million from the fraud.