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Vilas Co. officials warn of phone scam

VILAS COUNTY (WAOW) - The Vilas County Sheriff's Department is warning residents of an IRS phone scam.

Officials say people have reported getting phone calls from someone claiming they work for the IRS.

The scammer tells people they owe money and will be arrested if they do not pay.

Authorities say if you receive a call like this, contact police.

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