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Writer, comedian, radio host, and former MTV VJ Dave Holmes was leaving the gym on Thursday when he got a voicemail claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. Aside from the momentary workout-induced moment of gullibility that made him call back, it was immediately clear that it was a scam. But Dave didn't just tell them to go to hell after realizing he was being targeted by grifters—he dragged it out to the point that the crooks got frustrated and bored with him on the phone before flipping the tables. He then told the whole epic tale on Twitter, complete with a dramatic ending and sharing their number with the whole world:

Sources: h/t New York Magazine