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Post by Leslie,

2022397176 I've been hearing about these IRS scams for months, and today I received 2 calls from 2 different numbers. This is not how the IRS works. You get a letter first. And they wouldn't have a robot call you who wishes you well.

Post by Joan,

202-239-7176 overseas caller with thick foreign accent states he is from the federal crime and investigaiton department-

Post by Mule,

2022397176 These same [***] are at it again- Tax Hoax- Just add to blocked reject list-

Post by George Zaf,

202-239-7176 This is a Pakistan or India based IRS scam- Do not fall for it- The IRS does not initiate any legal action via phone-  Read www-treasury-gov tigta press press_tigta---htmAs general background information, here are a few things you can do:) Report it to TIGTA under www-treasury-gov tigta contact_report_scam-shtml especially if you have become a victim (lost money, gave personal information etc-)- You can also file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at ftc-gov complaint (include “IRS Telephone Scam" in your complaint)- This way you can also help the government establish specific fraud patterns-) Help kill their phone lines but not by calling them back direction  (the number may be spoofed and repeat calls by you may - under exceptional circumstances- amount to harassment)- The scammers use Voice over IP lines (e-g- magicJack (Ymax corporation)) to make it seem as if they are calling from the US- This is always against these companys' terms of service and can lead to immediate termination of their contract and blocking of their IP addresses for future attempts to register- Do a reverse look up of their telephone number (e-g- www-whitepages-com) to identify the Voice over IP provider and report it to the company and or law enforcement (local police and or state attorney general)) If you are really annoyed: call or write to your representative in Congress- As these scams happen all over the country maybe this will trigger a reaction and provide US law enforcement agencies with the political backing and the resources they need to work in India and Pakistan together with local authorities (it can happen, read: www-ndtv-com article india ex-call-cen -- mmission-)- A US task force has already been set up in Jamaica to nab scammers there (see www-ice-gov doclib news library reports cornerstone cornerstone--pdf)- You can use the following template for your letter (more powerful) or email: notes-com forum ta-aebadccf --

Post by George Zaf,

2022397176 This is a Pakistan or India based IRS scam- Do not fall for it- The IRS does not initiate any legal action via phone-  Read www-treasury-gov tigta press press_tigta---htmAs general background information, here are a few things you can do:) Report it to TIGTA under www-treasury-gov tigta contact_report_scam-shtml especially if you have become a victim (lost money, gave personal information etc-)- You can also file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at ftc-gov complaint (include “IRS Telephone Scam" in your complaint)- This way you can also help the government establish specific fraud patterns-) Help kill their phone lines but not by calling them back direction  (the number may be spoofed and repeat calls by you may - under exceptional circumstances- amount to harassment)- The scammers use Voice over IP lines (e-g- magicJack (Ymax corporation)) to make it seem as if they are calling from the US- This is always against these companys' terms of service and can lead to immediate termination of their contract and blocking of their IP addresses for future attempts to register- Do a reverse look up of their telephone number (e-g- www-whitepages-com) to identify the Voice over IP provider and report it to the company and or law enforcement (local police and or state attorney general)) If you are really annoyed: call or write to your representative in Congress- As these scams happen all over the country maybe this will trigger a reaction and provide US law enforcement agencies with the political backing and the resources they need to work in India and Pakistan together with local authorities (it can happen, read: www-ndtv-com article india ex-call-cen -- mmission-)- A US task force has already been set up in Jamaica to nab scammers there (see www-ice-gov doclib news library reports cornerstone cornerstone--pdf)- You can use the following template for your letter (more powerful) or email: notes-com forum ta-aebadccf --

Post by Jon,

202-239-7176 There is a fairly common IRS or "tax scam" being practiced by scammers on both Canadian and USA residents-USA tax payers should read this:www-irs-gov uac Newsroom IRS-Reiterate -- -Telephone-ScamShort answer:The IRS never initiates a contact via phone-They always send a snailmail first-Educational post:This scam is also described as scam #, here:phonehelp-truth-com facts_rev-htmlRemember to return here, to notes-com, after you look at any of the information at that site, either to post more information, or to let us know you avoided the scam, or to read any further information about that number that others may post-

Post by Jon,

2022397176 There is a fairly common IRS or "tax scam" being practiced by scammers on both Canadian and USA residents-USA tax payers should read this:www-irs-gov uac Newsroom IRS-Reiterate -- -Telephone-ScamShort answer:The IRS never initiates a contact via phone-They always send a snailmail first-Educational post:This scam is also described as scam #, here:phonehelp-truth-com facts_rev-htmlRemember to return here, to notes-com, after you look at any of the information at that site, either to post more information, or to let us know you avoided the scam, or to read any further information about that number that others may post-

Post by J.Heisenberg,

202-239-7176 This number made a threatening call to me professing to be an IRS agent collecting taxes- I immediately realised it was a phishing scam- I would like to know the best way to retaliate-

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