PHONE SCAM

On March 6th, 2018, a township resident reported receiving a phone call from an alleged “IRS Agent” claiming that money was owed to the IRS.  The caller had an accent and was asking for a large amount of money to be paid.  THE CALL IS A SCAM! 

The IRS Website has valuable information regarding tax scam awareness with the following key points:

“Note that the IRS DOESN’T:

  • Call to demand immediate payment using a specific payment method such as a prepaid debit card, gift card or wire transfer. Generally, the IRS will first mail you a bill if you owe any taxes.
  • Threaten to bring in local police or other law-enforcement groups to have you arrested for not paying.
  • Demand payment without giving you the opportunity to question or appeal the amount they say you owe.
  • Ask for credit or debit card numbers over the phone.”

For More Information Visit- https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-scams-consumer-alerts

If you suspect that someone may be trying to scam you DO NOT SEND THEM ANY MONEY!

Call the Susquehanna Township Police at 717-558-6900.