Tax season may be over, but the Internal Revenue Service says the scams are just getting started.
Consumer Fraud Forum Blog
Fraudsters love prepaid cards and it seems they’re especially fond of iTunes cards lately. According to a warning from the Federal Trade Commission, the cards are the newest payment method of choice for scammers.
The IRS has released its list of most common tax scams that taxpayers fall victim to every year, the Dirty Dozen List of Tax Scams. Fraudsters prey on people’s fear of the Internal Revenue Service and their desire to pay less in taxes. Be on the lookout for the following:
There is an urgent warning out from the FBI and IRS warning about a pernicious scam that has affected thousands of people. Brazen scammers posing as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents are making aggressive and hostile calls, repeatedly telling people they owe back taxes and threatening them if they don’t...
The U.S. Department of the Treasury cautions taxpayers to be on high alert for a frightening IRS fraud scam.
The Sedgwick County Kansas Consumer Protection Division received two calls earlier this month from consumers who said they missed calls from the Consumer Protection Division’s phone number, when no one from the division had called those consumers.