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MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW STORM WED. AM THROUGH WED. NIGHT

Low pressure developing off the Southeast coast will quickly move northeast tracking south of New England through Wednesday night as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Snow will develop quickly Wednesday morning and fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering off and ending before daybreak on Thursday.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility through the duration of this storm.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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The Bottom Line: IRS phone scam follow-up

Updated: Thursday, July 10 2014, 11:41 PM EDT
NISKAYUNA -- A follow-up to a Bottom Line Alert on a scam CBS 6 has been tracking for months:  The phone scam claiming to be the IRS, telling victims they need to pay up immediately - or else risk being arrested the same day.

That scam appears to be ramping up in the Capital Region, as Dori Marlin has heard from many viewers in the last week saying they've received such a call.

Dori even spoke with one Amsterdam man who says he lost $2,000 to the scam because he was trying to help his mother, who received one of the calls.

The Bottom Line once again? 

The IRS notifies people of unpaid taxes by mail, and not by phone - so if you get one of these calls, do not send any money.The Bottom Line: IRS phone scam follow-up


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