phone scam http://nhpr.org en Nashua Police Warn Residents About IRS Phone Scam http://nhpr.org/post/nashua-police-warn-residents-about-irs-phone-scam <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The police department in Nashua is warning residents of a phone scam where callers are portraying themselves as employees of the Internal Revenue Service and demanding money.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:01:34 +0000 Associated Press 52491 at http://nhpr.org Phone Scam Targets NH Seniors http://nhpr.org/post/phone-scam-targets-nh-seniors <p>Senior citizens across New Hampshire and New England are the targets of a lottery scam originating from the Jamaican area code 876.</p><p>Here&rsquo;s what happens: seniors receive a call from an 876 area code, often mistaking it for a toll-free number. They&rsquo;re congratulated on winning a lottery or new car and asked to provide a fee of up to $4,000 to process their winning.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 19:44:20 +0000 Tina Forbes 9575 at http://nhpr.org