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Locals receive fraudulent calls

Nationwide investigations mired in international jurisdiction, overwhelming number of calls and ruses


Last Friday, Feb. 5, Kimball resident Jody Childress Hardin received a call that registered as Washington, D.C., on her caller I.D. The caller left a message on Hardin’s answering machine, requesting her to return a call to them.

When the woman called the 202-499-1557 number, she stated that a person with a heavy foreign accent informed her that they were with the Internal Revenue Service, and that she was in arrears on her taxes in the amount of $2,015.00. Furthermore, she was advised that if she were to not pay these right away that they would call our local sheriff and have her arrest...

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