Phone scammers changing game in latest scam

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSOO) – Phone scammers are changing their game according to Jessie Schmidt of the Better Business Bureau. Now that many people are aware of the IRS scam a new threat is being made.

The phone scammers may try to get more information from you, too.

Schmidt says the Better Business Bureau offers this advice about answering your phone.

If you answer the phone, it also confirms your phone number as active, possibly leading the scammers selling your phone number to other criminals looking to buy phone lists.