Heather Wagenhals says that some scams are just too good to die out. Fraudsters have been sending out fake Yellow Pages advertising bills for decades. Even in the Internet era, it still works. If you send it, they will pay. And then there’s a group of foreign scammers claiming to be the IRS and they’re out to lock you up. Typical fraudsters. The IRS will never call you on the phone out of the blue. They will always identify themselves and they will never threaten arrest. But these scammers don’t hesitate. They are truly venal creatures from the dark.
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