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As the filing date for tax returns in the United States approaches, IRS/tax scams are popping up

Each year many fall for these scams. The bad guy predate on the old, the young, anyone who may not have strong knowledge of the IRS and how it operates.

Here are just a few of the more popular scams/setups.

Any email from the IRS. The IRS does not email you.
Any phone call from the IRS. The IRS does not call you.
You are getting a refund / what is your tax refund status
False unemployment claims
Your SSN has been cancelled/suspended
You owe back taxes . Pay now or else.
Help by providing relief for this disaster
Please verify your information
Your Tax Transcript
You are a victim of Identity Theft.
Please verify your information.
You have committed a crime. Pay the fine.
Please verify your banking information
Etc. Hundreds more.

The National Cyber Warfare Foundation (https://cwr.dev) sees many alerts and notifications every year.

The IRS provides specific guidance on this issue. Read their web site post: https://lnkd.in/dSRY-Z3 the article also provides links on who to report scams/scammer to. #ncwf

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All Con, All the Way Down: Bad Guys Spoof Phishing Link Hover Texts

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This worm phishing campaign is a game-changer in password theft, account takeovers

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Chinese Antivirus Vendor Tied to Part of a Decade-Long Hacking Spree