Many of us have received calls from people representing themselves as officials with the IRS. I've  received several. In many cases, the caller speaks poor English and sounds like they're calling from another country. That's because they are. ABC news reports authorities in Mumbai, India have arrested 70 individuals working in a call center. They were scamming American taxpayers, posing as representatives of the US government. The operators threatened unsuspecting citizens with prosecution if they don't pay up immediately. Many frightened individuals bought the story, and gave credit card, banking or other personal information. The operation was reportedly making $150,000 a day. Reuters reports, a search is now underway for the the masterminds of the operation. Remember, the IRS never makes initial contact by telephone


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