Surf City Police warn of IRS scam
SURF CITY, NC (WWAY) — Surf City Police Department is warning the community of an IRS phone scam after receiving a call themselves.
The department says they got a call from a business regarding scammers pretending to be the IRS stating this is the last call before they file a lawsuit. The caller advised that they work for the IRS and that you owe them money. Surf City Police says if you receive these calls, please disregard them.
The IRS has released a statement in the past stating that they will not contact you by telephone and demand payments.
The scammer contacted the business from the telephone number (516) 346-3216.