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So far, they have called me twice today, and it is only lunch time.

Of course, this is a hoax, phishing, fraud, since the IRS never calls anyone anymore than Microsoft does. The first time, I listened to the whole routine about the terrible things that could happen to me. The caller ID said it was a private caller and would give no name or number. Of course, if the IRS did call, they would have their Caller ID on there.

At the end of the message, they gave me a number to call for more information, so I could stop the court case, etc.

Instead of calling that number, I went to the IRS web site and reported the telephone number I was to call.

Copy of my e-mail to the IRS:

I just received an unsolicited telephone call, claiming to be from you,
threatening that you were prosecuting me, and that I should call them
back to find out how to straighten this out. My caller ID would not
reveal their telephone number.

Needless to say, I do not believe them.

They said I should call them at 509 252 0939.
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