IRS scams in Laurel

May 3, 2017



LAUREL, Miss. - Scams have been a concern recently.


Laurel Police said they have received at least a dozen calls about a particular IRS scam.


An unknown caller identifies himself as an employee with the IRS and tells people they owe the IRS money, and if they don't pay it immediately, local police will arrest them.


Police want to remind citizens that the IRS does not call people over the phone.



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