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SCAM ALERT - IRS Telephone Scams



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Scam Alert

The Knox County Sheriff's Department has received several complaints of telephone scams involving the IRS.

The caller claims to be an IRS representative and requests personal information from the victim.  If the victim is not cooperative, the caller will threaten the victim with some type of legal action through the IRS.

Anyone receiving similar calls should report them to their local law enforcement agency or directly to the IRS via their website.