Scams

IRS: Be vigilant against phone scams!

IRS: Be vigilant against phone scams!

Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to be alert to tax time phone scams where aggressive criminals pose as IRS agents in hopes of stealing money or personal information. Remember IRS will never call to demand immediate payment, or threaten to immediately bring in local police or other law-enforcement groups to have the taxpayer arrested for not paying. Keeping digital information safe is a key point as well.

The Social Security Administration Warns On Phone Scams

The Social Security Administration Warns On Phone Scams

The Social Security Administration issued a warning today about an ongoing Office of the Inspector General (OIG) impersonation scheme. The scheme echoes a pattern where thieves pretend to be from government agencies, like those involving scammers posing as callers from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

IRS alerts taxpayers: Scammers scheming around Oct. 15 deadline; Here’s what to do

IRS alerts taxpayers: Scammers scheming around Oct. 15 deadline; Here’s what to do

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to beware of criminals who continue using devious tactics to steal money and personal information from unsuspecting victims, especially as the fall season approaches.

IRS warns of scams related to natural disasters

IRS warns of scams related to natural disasters

In the wake of Hurricane Florence, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that criminals and scammers try to take advantage of the generosity of taxpayers who want to help victims of major disasters.