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City of Lake Oswego Police

IRS Imposter Scams

IRS Imposter Scams are on the rise. Please review the attached document from the Federal Trade Commission to learn about what to watch for and how to respond. The basics:

  • Don't give the caller information
  • Write down details
  • Hang up
  • Contact the IRS directly at 800-829-1040 or irs.gov
  • Report the call at tigta.gov or 877-FTC-HELP
  • Warn friends and family