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Police Warn of IRS Phone Scam

In what is becoming an annual event, callers who pose as representatives of the Internal Revenue Service and demand immediate payment of back taxes are once again targeting our area. The Metropolitan Police Department today issued the following warning about this most recent scam and information on how to report scammers to the appropriate authorities. “The Metropolitan Police Department is informing the public

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Beware of Police Impersonators

In a release this morning, the Metropolitan Police Department is warning residents of a new scam in which callers pose as MPD or Internal Revenue Service officials: “Several complaints received were from out-of-state residents claiming that law enforcement personnel (calling from a 202 area code) have contacted them under the ruse of collecting money for outstanding bills, tickets or loans. 

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