Deputies warn of 'IRS Investigator' phone scam

Published: Nov. 4, 2014 at 4:34 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 4, 2014 at 4:44 PM EST
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DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about a phone scam involving a person claiming to be an IRS Investigator.

Deputies say they have received at least six complaints Tuesday morning from citizens regarding a caller who claims to be an IRS Investigator, and tells the victims they must pay past due taxes.

One caller tells Live 5 News he attempted to call the number back, but the suspect quickly hung up the phone when asked who he was.

Deputies are asking the public not to send any money, and to call your local law enforcement to report the scam.

The cases are under investigation.

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