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Sep 24 UPDATE South Laurel Residents STILL Getting "IRS" scam phone calls / IRS Issues Warnings & Tips

UPDATE 2014.09.24
http://www.wtop.com/41/3707718/IRS-scam-bilks-victims-for-5-million
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UPDATE 2014.09.16
This info just came today from a resident of Snow Hill Estates, South Laurel:
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There was a voice mail on our home phone yesterday which was an automated sounding voice stating to be Julie Smith with the IRS and we had to call her back at 202-506-8392 before they take action against us.  This is a scam.  A google search quickly confirmed our suspicion:
800notes.com/Phone.aspx/1-202-506-8392

Another neighbor received a phone call demanding money or their child would be arrested.

Please do not fall prey to calls like this.
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2014.09.16
South Laurel residents are getting scam phone calls claiming to be from the IRS demanding unpaid back taxes -- this is an increasing phenomenon, nation-wide.

The IRS has reissued a warning and tips for how to handle such calls
http://www.irs.gov/uac/Newsroom/IRS-Repeats-Warning-about-Phone-Scams