New Canaan Police Warn Residents About Phone Scammers

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New Canaan Police are warning residents of a phone scam involving con artists claiming to be from the IRS.
New Canaan Police are warning residents of a phone scam involving con artists claiming to be from the IRS. Photo Credit: File

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The New Canaan Police Department is warning residents not to fall for the "Tax Man" phone scam that has claimed victims in Fairfield County, according to Patch.com. 

Con artists will call residents claiming to be IRS agents and will threaten arrest if money is not wired to them, Patch.com reported. 

Generally, the IRS makes first contact about tax issues via mail. Residents are reminded to never give out personal information or wire funds to an unknown caller, Patch.com said. 

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