Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department reports phone scammers pretending to be from the IRS

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department says they have received more than 70 calls reporting scam phone calls from someone saying they are from the IRS.

The caller tells intended victims that the IRS has issued an arrest warrant for them, that the IRS is monitoring their land, and they need to give financial information to take care of the situation. The scammers are also leaving similar messages on intended victims’ answering machines and leave a number for the victims’ to call.

The sheriff’s office says do not give out any information that the scammer is requesting.

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