Local Authorities Warn of Scam IRS Robo Calls
The scammers are looking for victims in Yakima. The Yakima County Sheriff's office is warning residents about the latest IRS robocall scam. The scammers leave a message saying they're from the IRS. They say your social security number has been suspended. They urge you to press one for more information. The IRS says that's not how they operate and that social security numbers are never suspended. The scammers demand payment either through the phone or through a gift card.
Authorities say it's a scam and if you get the call don't call back and never ever give out any of your financial or personal information over the phone.