MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - The Midland Police Department is warning residents after an increase in scam reports involving an IRS scammer.
Here are some tips to remember the next time you receive a suspicious phone call:
- First thing don't ever transfer money or give out personal information through the phone.
- If you feel the call is suspicious, write down what they are asking as well as their name and phone number.
- Know your rights, the IRS never requests for prepaid debit cards or wire transfer payments and will not ask for a credit card number over the phone
- Hang up and report the call.