IRS warns residents on latest phone scams

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s an impersonation scheme that’s developed over the last three years and there’s potential for more.

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning residents about the latest phone scam that has cost a whopping $44 million.

IRS Special Agent, Brian Watson, joined KRQE This Morning to talk about the latest phone scam. Watch above.

Watson mentioned that these schemes are done over the phone and to avoid any incoming calls from impersonators. Some of the scammers are asking for iTunes card payments.

For more information, visit the IRS website. 

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