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Internal Revenue Service

Police: IRS impostors scam Greater Williamsburg residents

Police: IRS impostors scam Greater Williamsburg residents

James City County Police want you to know the person on the phone who says they’re an Internal Revenue Service employee is a scammer.

Residents of James City County have reported about 17 scam phone calls from people purporting to be IRS employees so far this August, according to James City County Police Department spokeswoman Stephanie Williams.

“That’s in less than 48 hours,” Williams said.

Williamsburg Police have received more than 10 similar complaints in the same period of time, Williamsburg Police Department spokesman Maj. Greg Riley said.

The scammers call residents and leave voicemail messages telling residents to call back...

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