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Le Roy PD warns of IRS phone scam

By Billie Owens

Press release:

The Le Roy Police Department wishes to advise all citizens of a recent scam phone call being received by person(s) in the Le Roy/Genesee County area.

The caller states he is from the IRS and that a lawsuit is being filed against the victim for unpaid taxes. Further the scam caller then demands money and the Social Security number of the victim.

The Le Roy Police suggest that if you receive, or have already received, such a call please do not supply the scam caller with any information. Simply hang up. Furthermore, do not give or send the scam caller any money.

If you have questions about such a call, or have received one, please contact police.

tom hunt

I received two of these calls on my answering machine last week. I was hoping he would call back so I could bait him, string him along and then tell him to shove it were the sun doesn't shine.

May 26, 2016, 2:26pm Permalink

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