Attorney General warns of IRS scam to defraud taxpayers
By The Associated Press
Kilmartin says he has received an influx of complaints from
Kilmartin says that according to these complaints, the scam artists say the taxpayer owes back taxes and threatens arrest, driver’s license suspension or even deportation, if a payment is not made immediately.
The caller demands that the payment be made with a pre-paid debit card, wire transfer, credit card or authorized bank account withdrawal.
Kilmartin says he wants to remind people that the IRS will never call to demand immediate payment or threaten imminent arrest.
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