Area police continue to warn residents of IRS scam

Caller claims to be IRS employee, tries to get personal information from victim

Police in two area communities are warning residents of a phone scam that is targeting taxpayers, according to news releases.

2 lose money in IRS, sheriff's office scams

Victims load Green Dot cards, lose money to scam callers

Two people reported being scammed out of money last week by callers claiming to be from state or local organizations after officials warned of the scams.

Atheist group files lawsuit over church tax status

Lawsuit filed on Thursday

The Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the Internal Revenue Service is giving unconstitutional preferential treatment to churches and other religious organizations.