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ALERT: Deputies warn residents of IRS phone scam

5 years 9 months 4 days ago Friday, September 14 2018 Sep 14, 2018 September 14, 2018 5:53 AM September 14, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

LIVINGSTON - Deputies in Livingston Parish are warning residents about an IRS scam.

Detectives have learned that someone claiming to work for the IRS has been calling residents saying they owe on previous tax filings. The scammer then claims that if the money isn't paid, local authorities will be contacted.

Authorities say they have confirmed the call is a scam.

Residents are advised to not give the scammer money and to hang up the phone. Anyone with information on the scam can call the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office at 225-686-2241.

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