Yvonne Lesiak said that she received a voicemail on her home phone from someone claiming to be with the IRS, telling her she owed money and that they would file suit against her.
You’re not going to get a threatening call from the IRS, even if you do owe back taxes …
“I’m completely outraged. I cannot believe that anyone would take advantage of any citizen, especially in the name of jury duty,” said Oakland County Chief Judge Nanci Grant.
The scammer tells the caller that there is a warrant for their arrest and to avoid being picked up by the police, they must pay a fine.
Instead of calling for a tow, he somehow call-forwards the business number to another line to make a call overseas, racking up a big bill.