Poplar Bluff police warn of suspicious calls

Poplar Bluff police warn of suspicious calls

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) - The Poplar Bluff Police Department wants to warn residents about suspicious calls.

According to the department's Facebook page, it has received several complaints about a suspect who claims they are with the Internal Revenue Service.

Police said a male caller told people they owed money to the IRS and then threatened civil action and criminal charges if they did not send money immediately.

Police encourage residents if they get any call from people asking for money that they should treat it as suspicious and hang up immediately.

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