Prescott Valley Police flags scam


Scammers are contacting residents in Prescott Valley via phone, email and social media in hopes of gaining personal information.

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — Scammers are trying to steal personal or financial information using the Child Tax Credit program, according to the Prescott Valley Police Department.

Prescott Valley Police investigators said they got reports of scammers reaching out to residents through text messages, emails, phone calls or social media to try to obtain personal information, according to Prescott Valley police.

The scammers are posing as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and have even used a fake IRS website, according to officials. 

The IRS imposters are advising…

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