New news regarding scams concerning IRS refunds. We deal with this sort of thing too frequently. Please beware of the following:
“This new version of a very old scam goes like this. The scammer calls you up and says that they have the return and you’re almost finished, he or she just needs a few pieces of information, like your social, credit card info, or bank info to verify.”
A man enters the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, May 7, 2010. Americans seeking reward money are turning in neighbors, clients and employers they suspect of cheating on taxes to the IRS at a rate of nearly eight per day, the director of the agency’s whistleblower program said. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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