Tag Archives: IRS scam

70 people arrested in India with ties to an alleged IRS scam

Police in India have arrested 70 people in connection to an alleged IRS scam that took tens of millions of dollars from Americans and was run for almost a year in a call center outside of Mumbai. According to Reuters, Assistant Police … Continue reading

Posted in BBB, IRS scam, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Five suspects arrested for involvement in IRS scam

TIGTA announced the arrest of five suspects for their involvement in an IRS scam that has collected an estimated $2 million from more than 1,500 victims. Federal officials are accusing the five of making multiple calls while impersonating IRS agents or Treasury officials, telling victims … Continue reading

Posted in IRS scam, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

IRS impostors tricking students into paying for fake tax

  Have you heard of the “federal student tax”? Neither have we. But don’t worry because if you have, this may mean a scammer has tried to trick you into paying for a tax that doesn’t exist. According to the … Continue reading

Posted in Scam Alert, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Don’t get scammed by an IRS impostor!

As the tax deadline approaches, scammers are working hard to steal money from unsuspecting victims Most of us know it’s not a good idea to get on the Internal Revenue Service’s bad side, so a call from someone claiming to … Continue reading

Posted in Scam Phone Calls | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

BBB warns: Don’t get fooled by an IRS scam call!

As tax time approaches, Your BBB continues to receive numerous phone calls from people who say they got threatening calls from scam artists claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS published the following warning about the scam: Phone … Continue reading

Posted in imposter scam, impostor scam, IRS scam | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t get burned by an IRS scam!

The IRS impersonation scam really seems to be taking off. In the past week alone, BBB serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin has had a dozen calls from consumers who were contacted by these scammers. Scams like this … Continue reading

Posted in BBB, impostor scam, IRS scam | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Fake IRS scam calls target recent immigrants

Most of us know it’s not a good idea to get on the Internal Revenue Service’s bad side, so a call from someone claiming to be an IRS agent would have to be rather scary. Unfortunately, scammers have taken advantage … Continue reading

Posted in Scam Phone Calls, Scams | Tagged , , , , , ,

Don’t get fooled by fake IRS scammers!

One of the first things you learn when you reach adulthood is DON’T mess with the IRS. If you avoid paying taxes they will come looking for you. It’s almost as scary as getting the FBI on your trail. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , ,