Scammers impersonating IRS to get your money

According to the IRS, the phone scammers are back at it; targeting taxpayers with aggressive and threatening phone calls. Scammers making unsolicited calls claiming to be IRS agents are using false credentials, false badge numbers and victims’ personal information to make themselves appear official. Additionally scammers can alter caller ID numbers to make it look …

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Telephone fraud: beware of the big prize promise

I know an elderly lady who is disabled and in early stages of dementia. Her name is Doris. Doris was the recent victim of a telephone scam. Doris’ four adult children recently told me that two months ago their mother received a telephone call, out of the blue, from Jamaica. It was from a slick …

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