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Police Chief Warns Residents of IRS Telephone Scam

According to Police Chief Dave Herpstreith, of the Taylorville Police Department, they have been receiving complaints in regards to a telephone scam in the area. Their department has been notified of citizens receiving telephone calls alleged to be from the Internal Revenue Service for unpaid taxes for the years 2001-2015. The IRS does not solicit via phone, and the Taylorville Police Department reminds anyone who receives these calls to not give the caller any personal information.


Anyone who has questions or concerns regarding these calls may call the Police Department at 217-824-2211. 

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