Jasper police track IRS scam calls

From Local Sources

JASPER — The Jasper Police Department reports receiving multiple complaints about the IRS scam.

Police are reminding citizens that the IRS does not call and threaten the public. The IRS will not threaten to send the police or law enforcement to your house.

If you receive a scam call, according to Jasper police, do not give out your information and you do not have to call back the number that is provided.

Jasper police would also like to remind citizens that various scams are going on at all times. Never provide your personal information. If a caller asks for money or gift cards (iTunes cards, green dot cards, etc), this is a scam.

It is only necessary to call law enforcement if money or personal info has been given, according to police.

It is not necessary to call law enforcement to report the scam or the phone number that the call came from.

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