SEVERAL ALARMED BY IRS CALLS

SEVERAL ALARMED BY IRS CALLS

Dispatchers with the Carthage Police Department and sheriff’s department say they received an unusually high number of calls from concerned residents about an IRS scam, Thursday.

Residents reported the caller claimed they have not filed their income taxes for this year.

The caller went on to threaten the recipient of the call with arrest if they do not submit a payment within 24 hours.

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