Protecting yourself from IRS scams: Katie Pelton talks with IRS special agent

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - In just one month alone last year, Coloradans lost $1 million to scammers purporting to be with the IRS.

A sobering statistic and one 11 News Call For Action investigator Katie Pelton wants to keep you from being a part of.

Watch her conversation with IRS Special Agent Steven Osborne, who details the IRS' most prolific scams and how people can protect themselves from them. The full interview is at the top of this page.

Click here to read the full story in the 'Voice of the Consumer' column for our news partners at The Gazette.