Scammer Who Called NH Woman Posing as IRS Agent Shows Up at Her Door, Police Say – NBC Boston » Scammer News
A typical IRS phone scam took an unexpected turn when police say the scammer showed up at the victim’s door in Lebanon, New Hampshire.
Police say it was a brazen attempt to steal money. Now, the victim has a warning for her neighbors.
“It’s just crazy to think that someone would do that and go to those extremes,” said Lia Michaels outside her home Friday.
Michaels told NBC10 Boston she got a cellphone call Thursday afternoon. It was someone claiming to be the IRS asking for money.
Michaels says it was your usual phone scam, except for one thing.
“The odd part was they told me that if I didn’t pay, they were going to come get me,” she said.
She hung up right away. But within 15 minutes, there was a knock at her door.
“I was pretty freaked out,” Michaels said.
She added that the visitor was certainly playing the part.
“He was in a suit and he was saying that he was from the IRS and telling me that I owed them…