Phone scammer trying to steal money messes with wrong man

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PHOENIX - A scammer thought he was talking a good game, but little did he know, the guy on the other end of the phone was a cop.

FBI agents say mass marketing scams that target the elderly over the phone or on the internet are a growing crime problem. 

These scammers pick-up the phone and keep calling random people until someone falls for their story.

Only this time, the would-be victim happened to be a Phoenix police sergeant.