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Scam phone call received in Hoisington

HOISINGTON — On June 12, Marline and Richard Amerine received a phone message on their landline phone from an individual claiming to be from the IRS.
“He said it was important to speak to Richard about identity theft,” said Marline. “He indicated Richard had done something wrong, and he was in danger of being arrested.”
She said the individual spoke poor English, and called Richard by name.
“We knew it was a scam,” she said. Marline called the number back and let them know that they were not going to get the information.
However, “the word IRS puts a shudder down ...


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