TODAY | November 04, 2013
>> we do have a warning about a sophisticated phone scam. here's how it works. scammers impersonate irs workers calling taxpayers telling them they owe money. they say it must be paid promptly with a wire transfer or preloaded debit card . they spoof the agency's phone number so it appears on your caller id and may have part of your social security number . the irs will never require a prepaid debit card or wire transfer or ask for your credit card number over the phone.