Cass County Sheriff's Department warning of IRS scam

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents about a new IRS phone scam.

According to the sheriff’s office, a resident called to say they had received a recorded call from someone claiming to be from the IRS, saying it was a final notice.

The caller told the recipient to call a phone number with a 425 area code in order to avoid severe action by the IRS.

The sheriff’s department is reminding residents the IRS does not randomly call citizens.

If you are a recipient of a call like this, you are asked to call the local IRS office or the national office at (800) 829-1040.

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