CPD warns of another IRS phone scam - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

CPD warns of another IRS phone scam

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

The Columbus Police Department Financial Crimes Unit is warning citizens in the Columbus area about another IRS phone scam on the rise.

Officials say when the scammers call, they claim the IRS is taking action against you and the government will have you arrested and prosecuted.

The automated call then gives you a number to call in hopes of gaining your personal information.

Officials say these are not members of the IRS, so please do not return their calls.

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