Phone scam targets immigrants in metro Atlanta

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Phone scam targets immigrants in metro Atlanta

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Crooks posing as FBI agents are preying on people in the metro Atlanta immigrant community.

Authorities said that the suspects are calling people with Indian surnames in metro Atlanta and threatening to arrest unless they come up with some vague, non-existent back taxes.

Gwinnett County banker Keith Patel decided to help expose the scam after he got the call from the crooks.

FOX 5 I-Team reporter Randy Travis has the story!

Click here to see raw video of the full conversation between Mr. Patel and the con man.

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