Hobbs police warn of IRS phone scam

Hobbs police warn of IRS phone scam
(Source: www.hobbspd.com)

HOBBS, NM (KWES) - Hobbs police have gotten reports of a phone scam where the caller claims to be with the IRS and threatens people.

The caller will threaten the listener with legal action and arrest warrants, all the while speaking very fast in order to confuse the citizen.

The scammer also says that a lien or hold has been placed on the citizens assets, will request money and even provide a case number.

Hobbs police urge citizens to hang up the phone and to not return calls from scammers.

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