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FBI Warning UT Austin About Phone Scam

Feb 24, 2017 KXAN

February 24, 2017

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The phone rings and panic ensues as the caller says they are with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and need immediate payments of unpaid taxes.

The real FBI is warning the University of Texas at Austin community that this a phone scam targeting unsuspecting students. The FBI says they have recently received an increasing number of reports of this fraud scheme from across Texas as well. Even if the call seems legitimate because they have your name, background, and phone number, the FBI says you should hang up immediately…