Scam alert issued in Tuscola County - WNEM TV 5

Scam alert issued in Tuscola County

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The Tuscola County Sheriff's Department says someone is calling people and posing as an IRS agent.

The alleged scammer tells potential victims they owe back taxes and there will be a lawsuit against them if they don't pay. The suspect also threatens a warrant for their arrest.

Victims are instructed to get a money order and call a number for more details.

Deputies say that number is connected to a known scam.

Police say if you get a call like this, hang up immediately.

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