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Aggressive IRS Scammers Targeting Wisconsinites

 

August 16, 2018



The State of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s Consumer Protection Hotline is seeing an influx of reports from Wisconsin residents about fake IRS scam calls. The scammers are threatening arrest within 24 hours (sometimes within 30 minutes) if the call recipient does not make an immediate payment for phony taxes.

This is the standard IRS imposter scam, though the threats are a bit more aggressive than usual. PLEASE hang up on these fraudulent calls and take no further action with the caller. You are NOT at risk of arrest! The IRS will never call you a...



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