Horry Co. authorities warn of IRS scammers threatening residents - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Horry Co. authorities warn of IRS scammers threatening residents

The Horry County Sheriff’s Office wants you to be aware of a scam involving a fake IRS agent making threatening phone calls to residents. (Source: NMB Department of Public Safety) The Horry County Sheriff’s Office wants you to be aware of a scam involving a fake IRS agent making threatening phone calls to residents. (Source: NMB Department of Public Safety)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The Horry County Sheriff’s Office wants you to be aware of a scam involving a fake IRS agent making threatening phone calls to residents.

According to a post on the HCSO Facebook page, there are several scams going around but the main one to be aware of involves a man claiming to be Officer Eric Foster with the IRS. The man has verbally threatened people with acts of violence, telling them they better not be there when he arrives.

The number the man uses currently is 864-642-3178. If you receive one of these calls, call the sheriff’s office at 843-915-5450.

Copyright 2016 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

  • Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • breaking

    Victim in critical condition after being shot in head in Atlantic Beach

    Victim in critical condition after being shot in head in Atlantic Beach

    Sunday, January 21 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-01-21 16:32:35 GMT
    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media

    One person was shot Saturday night in Atlantic Beach, confirms Atlantic Beach Police Chief Quentin Robinson.  The shooting occurred on 31st South shortly before 10:00 p.m.  

    More >>

    One person was shot Saturday night in Atlantic Beach, confirms Atlantic Beach Police Chief Quentin Robinson.  The shooting occurred on 31st South shortly before 10:00 p.m.  

    More >>
  • breaking

    One killed, one injured after shooting in front of Marion store

    One killed, one injured after shooting in front of Marion store

    Sunday, January 21 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-01-21 15:35:43 GMT
    Anthony Raynard Randall (Source: Marion Police)Anthony Raynard Randall (Source: Marion Police)

    An investigation is underway after two people were shot Saturday night in Marion, according to Marion Police Chief Dewayne Tennie. The two people were shot in front of a store at the corner of Bluff Street and Godbolt Street. 

    More >>

    An investigation is underway after two people were shot Saturday night in Marion, according to Marion Police Chief Dewayne Tennie. The two people were shot in front of a store at the corner of Bluff Street and Godbolt Street. 

    More >>
  • First Annual Women’s March in Myrtle Beach

    First Annual Women’s March in Myrtle Beach

    Sunday, January 21 2018 10:07 AM EST2018-01-21 15:07:09 GMT
    (Source: Amy Kawata)(Source: Amy Kawata)

    This weekend marks the one- year anniversary since the historic Inaugural Women’s March took place in Washington D.C last year. While thousands of people are gathering together this weekend across the country, Myrtle Beach hosted its first Women’s March on January 20. 

    More >>

    This weekend marks the one- year anniversary since the historic Inaugural Women’s March took place in Washington D.C last year. While thousands of people are gathering together this weekend across the country, Myrtle Beach hosted its first Women’s March on January 20. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly