THE  I-R-S HAS RELEASED A STATEMENT WARNING THE PUBLIC ABOUT A TELEPHONE SCAM.  A SPOKESMAN FOR THE  I-R-S, SAYS THE SCAMMERS TARGET PEOPLE WITH FOREIGN SOUNDING LAST NAMES, USUALLY SOUTH ASIAN OR INDIAN NAMES.   THE VICTIMS ARE CALLED BY SOMEONE POSING AS AN  I-R-S AGENT, WHO DEMANDS MONEY BE WIRED TO THEM TO PREVENT A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION.   THE I-R-S SAYS ALL OF ITS INITIAL COMMUNICATIONS ARE DONE BY MAIL, AND URGES THE PUBLIC TO ASK FOR BADGE NUMBERS IF CONTACTED.  BADGE NUMBERS CAN BE VERIFIED AT 800 829 1040

 

 

 

Leave your comments

Post comment as a guest

0 / 3000 Character restriction
Your text should be in between 10-3000 characters
  • No comments found

2300 Portola Drive, Santa Cruz, CA

JavaScript must be enabled in order for you to use Google Maps.
However, it seems JavaScript is either disabled or not supported by your browser.
To view Google Maps, enable JavaScript by changing your browser options, and then try again.