cumberland county north carolina

sheriff's office

131 Dick Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 323-1500


county jail

Detention Center
204 Gillespie St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 672-5630

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IRS Scam 2.0


BULLETIN: IRS Impersonation Scam

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office has received information that citizens are receiving phone calls with a digital recording impersonating the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Agent Steve Smith and are demanding payments. As a reminder, scam callers may also request payment of taxes on Green Dot Prepaid Cards, MoneyPak Prepaid Cards, Reloadit Prepaid Debit Cards, and other prepaid credit cards. These are fraudulent calls. Any call requesting that taxpayers place funds on an iTunes Gift Card or other prepaid cards to pay taxes and fees is an indicator of fraudulent activity!

REMEMBER: No legitimate United States Treasury or IRS official will demand that payments via Western Union, MoneyGram, bank wire transfers or bank deposits be made into another person’s account for any debt to the IRS or Treasury. Hang up on these fraudulent callers and go to the TIGTA scam reporting page to report the call.

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