Friday, 19 April 2019
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Tax Day brings scam attempts
04/12/2019

(KAIR)--Tax filing deadline day is Monday, and as the date approaches, officials continue to warn of IRS-themed scams.

In a social media post, Atchison County Sheriff Jack Laurie reminds residents not to fall for such phone calls.

In the post, he said the IRS will never place a phone call claiming they have a warrant for a resident’s arrest.

He said the calls commonly demand immediate payment through wire transfer or prepaid gift cards.

Laurie reminds residents to never provide personal information to such callers, including credit or debit card information or bank account routing numbers.

He said anyone with concerns about such calls should contact his office at 913-367-4323.

Victims of such scam attempts commonly report that the phone number showing on caller ID falsely indicates that the call has been made by the IRS.

The IRS told local authorities their agency will never place calls regarding official business, and anyone believing they have fallen for the scam should contact the IRS at 800-366-4484.

You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Lawn mowing accident leaves one hospitalized
Hotel standoff ends with no injuries
A century of business coming to an end
Two hurt in Monday wreck
Two killed in Leavenworth Co crash
Longtime local radio announcer being remembered
Drivers warned to heed highway closing
Horton man enters plea in assault case
Oneida man arrested on agg battery charge
Missouri River levels rising again
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Hiawatha man injured in western KS crash
Public comment sought on proposed wind project
Officers to target impaired drivers
Longtime local radio announcer being remembered
New Holton city commissioner selected
KS bill changes local watershed responsibility
Tower light shooting leaves damage, causes concerns
Makeshift mud camo fails to conceal suspect
Leavenworth woman sentenced on murder charge
NRCS Announces Sign-Up Period for Updated Conservation Stewardship Program
Click Here For All Stories

©2019 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
KNZA - KLZA - KMZA - KTNC - KAIR
Powered by Radio Media Group
162.158.78.46