More Phone Scammers Are Calling Your Cell Because Landlines Are Dead
Scammers made off with about $7.4 billion in stolen money last year from the callers they duped, and mobile phones are becoming more frequent targets.By Melissa Prax | March 11, 2016
Scammers once targeted your landline, but now they're after your cellphone.
According to Internet security experts, these scammers will use a multitude of tactics to get a buck from you, including pretending they're your bank, the government or tech support from companies like Microsoft, Norton and McAfee.
KDVR reports one Colorado man wary of scammers recorded a caller who claimed to be with the IRS. He shared the recording to spread the word, and others have done the same.