Scam artists need to pay for their crimes

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - I received a call from a scam artist the other day.  He said I owed money, and would go to jail unless I sent him some cash.

The caller ID number suggested the call was coming from around here, but police suspect the call came from another continent.

I don't know why it's so difficult to track down where a phone call came from, but I wish more could be done.

Too many innocent people are losing money they worked their entire lives to save.  It's time these scam artists paid for their crimes.

I'm JB and that's The Way it Oughta Be.