DUNWOODY, Ga. — An Atlanta man called police Sept. 16 after he realized he had almost been the victim of fraud.

The man had received two calls that afternoon from a man who claimed to be a federal agent.

The caller said he was investigating a fraud case involving the man and began asking for personal information.

The man gave the caller his name and date of birth before he Googled the caller’s phone number. The search results showed fake government phone numbers, so the man hung up and called police. 

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