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A police raid in India dramatically reduced the number of IRS scam reports

October 24 at 10:00 AM
It took a big raid in India to slow down an IRS impostor scam that resulted in thousands of people, many of them retirees, being bilked out of millions of dollars.The Better Business Bureau said last week that the hustle accounted for about one in four reports to its scam tracker. But the organization says it has seen a “dramatic drop” in new reports after police in Mumbai, India raided a call center earlier this month. Since then, complaints to the BBB Scam Tracker site have dropped 95 percent.

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