IRS impostor “Shirley Carter” calls on the phone

I got a call from 202 769 5226 (a DC number) from a woman who said her name was Shirley Carter of the IRS. Her accent was foreign. She furnished me Badge number 1090885.

There was a problem with my returns between 2008 and 2013, she said. (Note: The statute of limitations has run on some of those years.)  “Why haven’t I seen anything in the mail?” I asked. You must have misplaced it, she told me.

I asked her to remail the material. She hung up.  And hasn’t called back.

A call to that number yields only hold music.

The IRS does not call out of the blue.

Googling that number, I see this: Continue reading IRS impostor “Shirley Carter” calls on the phone