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IRS Scammers Up Their Online Game

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’re well aware of the many ways unscrupulous people can scam innocent taxpayers by pretending to be the IRS. Scams can take many forms. A common variation is when scammers randomly call…

May 22, 2018

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IRS Warns About New Scam on Tax Return Preparers

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you are aware of the many IRS scams out there designed to steal your money. Well, the IRS has now warned of a new scam perpetrated upon tax return preparers where…

February 21, 2018

Use These Tips to Avoid Hurricane Charity Scams

Americans are known for charitable giving.  In 2016 alone, Americans donated nearly $390 billion to charitable causes — an amazing 4.2 percent increase over 2015.  We are especially giving in times of national tragedy, like the devastating recent hurricanes that…

September 18, 2017

IRS Provides an Update Regarding the ‘IRS’ Telephone Scam

Since October 1, 2013, more than 10,000 people in the United States have reported that they have fallen victim to the IRS telephone scam, and more than 1.8 million people have reported that they have received a call from individuals…

March 22, 2017

81-Year-Old Veteran Scammed Out of $8,000 After Payment with iTunes Cards

In recent testimony before the Senate Special Committee on Aging, 81-year-old veteran Philip Hatch of Portland, Maine detailed how IRS impersonators scammed him out of $8,000.00 and, in a brazen move, attempted to steal even more money. According to his…

March 10, 2017

Government Breaks Up Lottery Scam Ring That Netted Over $1 Million

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you are aware of the many IRS impersonation scams that exist where a caller claims to be from the IRS and demands payment on a fake tax bill. However, there is…

March 10, 2017

New Tax Scam Targets Tax Professionals

The IRS has recently warned of a new scam that targets tax professionals where cyber criminals pose as clients soliciting services from tax professionals.  The scammers try to get the tax professional to turn over information to them or installs…

January 25, 2017

IRS Warns of These Most Prevalent Tax Scams

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you are aware of the many ways scam artists use to separate a taxpayer from his money by pretending to be the IRS.  Hardly a day goes by that we do…

December 19, 2016

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IRS Scam Phone Calls on the Decline

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you are aware that there are many different types of IRS scams where imposters try to separate you from your money by pretending to be the IRS. These scammers utilize different methods…

December 02, 2016

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Scammers Now Sending Fake IRS Letters

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you have read about the many different ways that scammers have been stealing money from unsuspecting taxpayers by pretending to be the IRS. Scammers regularly use telephone calls to threaten people…

October 21, 2016

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