IRS Scams Top Better Business Bureau List for 2015
Authorities in Pennsylvania have told us that they have had several reports of "IRS Scams" this year. Now we have statistics from the Better Business Bureau on this issue.
The group reports that fraudsters posing as members of the IRS or its Canadian equivalent, CRA, is the top scam of 2015. In all, 2,413 of these schemes were reported to the group. That is far more than other crimes reported.
This IRS scam involves victims receiving a call from someone who says they must pay back taxes or face legal consequences.