Friday
October
31
2014
3:15 pm
Weather

  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 

Check out our archive of Dining Guides - Yum!

San Bruno police warn of IRS phone scam
June 25, 2014, 05:00 AM

San Bruno police are investigating a scam in which a person or persons posing as an Internal Revenue Service agent calls victims and tells them they owe large sums of money to the agency.

According to police, the persistent callers tell their victims that if they do not pay the amount owed to the IRS immediately, they will be arrested by sheriff’s deputies.

Victims are told that to avoid arrest, they are to immediately process payments over the phone via a wire transfer or pre-loaded debit card.

Police stressed that the IRS does not contact taxpayers via telephone and does not request tax payments in this format.

Local authorities and the IRS are aware of the calls and are actively investigating the scam.

Police urge residents who receive such calls to contact Lt. Troy Fry at (650) 616-7100.

 

 

Tags: police, calls, victims,


Other stories from today:

 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
Now that the Giants have won three World Series titles in five years, would you say they are a dynasty?

Absolutely, yes
I would think so
Maybe one more would make them a dynasty
I don't like the word dynasty
Madison Bumgarner is a dynasty!

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Virgin Galactic says space tourism rocket lost
MOJAVE, Calif. — Virgin Galactic reported that its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket has been lost..
Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse
FORT KENT, Maine — Kaci Hickox can travel unrestricted after a Maine judge rejected the state's bi..
Wall Street caps wild month with stock rally
NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market is capping a seesaw month by jumping to all-time highs just two w..
Burkina Faso army general takes power
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — An army general took power in Burkina Faso Friday after President Blai..
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2014 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County legal notices