Beware IRS Impersonators’ Intimidation Scams -

Dear ABC News Fixer: I have been receiving calls from someone claiming to be from the IRS and demanding money from me. On some occasions, I have actually confronted the impersonator, but most times, I just let the phone ring. The other day they left two messages, this time using a female computer-generated voice. I called back and got the same guy that always answers and I ripped into him. He started using every expletive in the book, claiming that I should “call the FBI” and saying that he’s not scared of anyone. – Joshua Suri, Westfield, N.J.

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Uber Assures Journalists That It Wouldn’t Spend A Million Dollars Investigating Them

Uber Assures Journalists That It Wouldn’t Spend A Million Dollars Investigating Them

Uber’s bid to be The Company, The Actions Of Which Most Closely Resemble The Actions Of Companies In William Gibson Novels continues. This time, Uber’s doing the equivalent of putting a pistol on a table during a negotiation, Cookie Brown style. The metaphorical pistol is aimed right at a journalist who has been critical of the company’s operations — but not to worry, Uber would never think of using it.

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