ECTOR COUNTY – The Ector County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a new phone scam.
The Ector County Sheriff's Office tells NewsWest 9, they received information from a citizen that they received a phone call telling them the Sheriff's Office was working with the Internal Revenue Service regarding possible tax evasion.
The scammers advised the victim to take a specific amount of money to a specific location to clear up the matter from further investigation.
The Ector County Sheriff's Office tells NewsWest 9, they are not calling people regarding IRS tax evasion cases and that the office doesn't conduct this type of business.
Anyone receiving the call is asked to contact the Ector County Sheriff's Office at (432) 335-3567.