Officials warn NMSU students about phone scam

New Mexico State University

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – The Tax and Revenue Department has a warning for New Mexico State University students.

Someone is targeting them in a new phone scheme.

Some students have received aggressive phone calls from people posing as IRS agents. They are demanding immediate payment of delinquent taxes and are threatening them with arrest if they don’t pay up.

Officials say to just hang up if you receive the calls. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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