Federal Agents Arrest 20 in International IRS Scam with Ties to India

Federal Agents Arrest 20 in International IRS Scam with Ties to IndiaFederal authorities have arrested nearly two dozen people across the United States — and charged more overseas — in connection with a far-reaching IRS scam that used fear and intimidation to deceive victims. Homeland Security, Internal Revenue Service and Treasury Department agents took down a nationwide network of confederates who have allegedly been working with scammers to collect money from victims and send it overseas. In India, 32 people from five different call centers have been charged in the telephone fraud schemes.

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