5 Arrested for IRS Impersonation Scam

5 Arrested for IRS Impersonation Scam

A growing IRS impersonation scam has five suspects arrested for their involvement, which has bilked an estimated $36.5 million from 6,400 victims nationwide, federal officials said Tuesday.

Nabbed Monday in Miami, Fla., the suspects are accused of making multiple calls in which they claimed to be IRS or Treasury officials, told unwitting victims they owed tax debts, and threatened arrests if payments weren’t sent immediately, the office of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration said. […Read More]

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