It seems like it is a busy day for scammers.
According to their Facebook Page, The Augusta Police Department has reported at least a dozen calls from taxpayers today who have received unsolicited calls from individuals demanding payment while fraudulently claiming to be from the IRS...
While this warning is aimed more at older people, anyone can fall victim to scams like this, especially those who always think that people who call have the best of intentions. Not necessarily.
This press release from the Maine AARP details how the scam works.
There are always unethical people out there trying to get what you work hard for. Sometimes they're successful. That's why you should be warned. One of the scams out there right now involves an "IRS agent calling you up and saying you have unpaid tax bills and, if they aren't paid, there will be a warrant issued for your arrest.
While this scam has been primarily confined to Winslow, there's