Gardaí in Listowel are warning of a phone scam targeting the area.
A number of reports have been made to Listowel garda station about the calls .
The scam calls come from an 076 premium line number and the callers, both male and female, say they are from Irish Revenue and Taxes.
The callers say that a criminal complaint has been made and that you can either contact your local garda station for more information or deal with the complaint there and then.
Gardai are urging people not to engage with the hoax callers, to hang up straight away and not to call back the 076 number which is charged at a premium rate.