70 people busted for IRS scam

There have been several articles about a bust of at least 70 people in India, who are behind some of the IRS scam phone scam. We have been working the the IRS/TIGTA, the FTC, and DHS CSD on this issue - it is good to see that at least one of the fraud rings has been busted. Hopefully this will result in at least a temporary reduction in this scam.

Here are articles from the Wall Street Journal and CNN. You can find several more:

http://www.wsj.com/articles/indian-police-detain-workers-over-possible-irs-phone-scam-1475674691

http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/06/news/india-irs-scam-arrests/index.html