Potsdam Police warn of phone scammers claiming to be IRS
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 8:44 am

POTSDAM – Potsdam police say they received a phone call from a Hannawa Falls resident inquiring about any cases of fraudulent telephone calls from people impersonating IRS agents.

The woman stated that the caller requested account information and both informed her that she owed back tax payments and threatened her with arrest.

Police remind the public to be aware of possible schemes and refer to the www.irs.gov for tax information.

If anyone receives similar phone calls, call the police at 265-2121.