Scam Alert Macon County

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DECATUR - The Decatur Macon County Senior Center advises community about Scam Alert. The Senior Center Executive Director Leslie Stanberry says the center has received many calls from individuals who say they have received calls from someone pretending to be from the IRS. The caller threatens a lawsuit if the amount owed is not paid. A number is given to call to pay the supposed dent. Stanberry says if you receive a call like this, hang up and call the Macon County Elder Fraud Hotline at 217 615 7582. The calls are answered by the State's Attorney or The Macon County Sheriff.

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