Beware of New Telephone Scam

The IRS is warning taxpayers about a new phone scam which targets taxpayers throughout the country.  Phone scammers call taxpayers and are told they owe money to the IRS, and if they refuse to pay immediately, that the police will come and place them in custody.  Taxpayers are told that they must pay via a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer The IRS will NEVER contact you requesting payment pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. Additionally, the IRS never uses local police to aprehend tax scofflaws, and would NEVER arrest an individual for the small amounts these scammers are using [...]