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Scam Alert: IRS scam and what happens if you call them back

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Phone scammers claiming to be from the government or IRS continue to trick Americans into losing thousands of dollars, but what happens when a would be victim confronts the caller about the scam? 

The FBI said there has been a recent rise in the number of people being targeted by the IRS phone scam. 

Recently a CBS News 8 employee returned the scammers phone call after receiving three urgent calls demanding he respond. 

CBS News 8's Marcella Lee reports from the KFMB studios with what happened when an employee returned a scammers phone call. 

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