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I just received a strange phone call from a an individual

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I just received a strange phone call from a an individual with the IRS stating that a law suite uas issued against me for back taxes. I called the phone # *****(###) ###-####) to confirm ihe statement and to talk to some one slse about the phone call but only got a busy signal every time I called back . Is the a real law suit or something to get money or individual info from me?
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Loren replied 12 months ago.

Good afternoon. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to assisting you.

This is a very common scam. The person calling you is not form the IRS. The IRS never makes initial contact by telephone, never sues for back taxes without demanding payment (by mail) and never calls to say a taxpayer has been sued.

Do not return the call and, especially, do not send them any money. They are criminals attempting to steal from you.

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