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Richfield Police Department
Tuesday October 13th, 2015 :: 11:59 a.m. EDT


IRS Scam

The Richfield Police Department has received at least 10 phone calls today in reference to the IRS/ Federal Government Phone Scam. Please know that no matter what the person may threaten you with, this is only a scam. Do not give any personal information over the phone and do not send any money to anyone. With these scams the person will usually ask that money be wired via Western Union. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY MONEY. It also appears that the pattern is that the elderly are targeted. Please check in on those family, friends and neighbors that may not have access to Facebook or social media to read this warning. Please contact the police department with any concerns.

Richfield Police Department
4450 West Streetsboro Road
Richfield, OH 44286

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 330-659-9500

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