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Scam Warning

Posted: 5:49 PM, Aug 13, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-13 21:49:23Z

The Michigan Treasury Department is warning of a scam in which people are called and asked to immediately pay income taxes or face consequence.

Scammers apparently cloned a Grand Rapids-area Treasury phone number.

Scammers are demanding payment with a prepaid debit card or wire transfer.

The department says it doesn't demand immediate payment of taxes without first mailing a letter.