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[FILE] U.S. Internal Revenue Service building, Washington D.C.

THOMASVILLE, N.C. — The Thomasville Police Department is letting the public know about a possible scam occurring within Thomasville.

Thomasville Police have been informed of phone calls being made regarding the Internal Revenue Service  (IRS) and Department of Treasury attempting to collect delinquent taxes.

Officials are reminding everyone that neither the IRS nor Department of Treasury will attempt to collect taxes over the phone; standard procedures for these agencies are to send a letter via mail. Citizens are reminded to never give out personal information over the phone to anyone posing as an IRS or Department of Treasury employee.

If anyone has any further concerns, they are asked to contact Thomasville Police Department at (336) 475-7755.