The Village of Cooperstown Police Department is warning of a PHONE SCAM in the area.  The callers are contacting residents advising them that they owe money to the IRS for back taxes and making threats that they will be arrested if they do not pay.  The police department is warning not to give out any personal information and DO NOT SEND MONEY to anyone!  If you have received a call like this or received a call in the future and have any questions to the validity of the call, please contact your local police department in your jurisdiction.