Proponents of globalization have argued this phenomenon is a smooth and seamless process. A "happy process" with many benefits. The IRS phone scams represent in part one of the many perils of globalization, and scammers are exploring new ways to steal identities. Consider reading the following article by Halah Touryalai (Forbes Deputy Editor), and listen to snippets of a phone call below. The scammers called from 202-534-3918. They were called back and recorded on June 13, 2016. Please share this post.