Phone Scammers Posing as Government Officials Attempt to Con Illinois Residents Into Sending Money
Chicago —(ENEWSPF)—November 18, 2015. Attorney General Lisa Madigan today alerted Illinois residents to a phone scam in which callers pose as IRS officials in an attempt to con people into sending money to pay for allegedly unpaid taxes.
Madigan has seen an increase in the number of calls to her office in recent weeks from residents throughout Illinois who have been contacted by scammers pretending to be government officials with false claims that the residents are under investigation or that they owe money to the . . .