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From ‘Spoofing’ To ‘Swatting,’ Experts Say Results Of Thwarting Scam Calls Mixed

Mar 13, 2018 NPR

March 13, 2018

Last Tuesday, the Internal Revenue Service said people were being being bilked out of money by criminals pretending to be from the tax collection agency. Two days later, I received a phone call that my provider said was probably spam. They left a message saying they were from the IRS and I was in big trouble.

“(After 24 hours), you will be taken into custody by the local cops as there are four serious allegations pressed against your name at this moment,” said the automated voice in broken English…