IRS phone scam targets Vermonters

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (WCAX) Police in Essex want you to know about a phone scam.

The caller pretends to be from the IRS and threatens to arrest you if you don't send them money.

The IRS will never call asking for payment. Do not reveal any personal or banking info over the phone or through e-mail. If you did and are a victim, call the Essex Police Department or the attorney general's office.