LEE’S SUMMIT, MO – Local law enforcement are advising of a possible scam circulating near the metro area.

Residents have received calls that appear to be from the Washington DC area. The alleged scammer claims to be with the IRS and attempts to collect taxes from respondents over the phone. They also threaten warrants for arrest in the event of non-compliance. Area police are labeling the calls, scams. Residents should not provide personal information to these callers, or any money.