Phone scams in which impersonators pretend to be with the IRS increase during the spring tax season.
Phone scams in which impersonators pretend to be with the IRS increase during the spring tax season. Matt Rourke AP
Phone scams in which impersonators pretend to be with the IRS increase during the spring tax season. Matt Rourke AP

That phone message from the IRS or FBI? It was probably a scam

March 24, 2017 11:48 AM

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