Sergeant Jeff Nelson says victims are told they owe money to the IRS and must pay almost immediately with a pre-loaded debit card to avoid being arrested or facing a lawsuit. But he says that's NOT the way the IRS does business.
It's tax season, and Nelson thinks that's why the fraudulent callers say they're with the IRS. He says if anyone receives a similar call, just hang up and don't worry about it. Don't trust your caller ID either because scammers have become sophisticated at using technology to fool the system into displaying "IRS" or a legitimate agency.
You may also call your local police department to report it.