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Tax Scam

IRS Phone Scam: How To Identify and Protect Yourself from a Phony IRS Call

Brian David Crane | Posted 04.14.2017 | Crime
Brian David Crane

With the 2016 tax season upon us, American consumers need to be on high alert for tax-related phone scams. The IRS has been reporting a surge in IRS i...

Top 5 Tax Scams Of 2015 To Avoid

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.29.2015 | Money

Imagine this: Someone claiming he's from the IRS calls and says you owe money. He demands you to pay via a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. Do you send the money? If you answered yes, you walked right into a scam.

Tax Time Identity Theft Warning

GalTime | Posted 06.10.2013 | Small Business

As if filing your taxes isn't stressful enough, now you've got to make sure crooks don't file a fraudulent return using your identity to claim a refund! Folks, it's tax time identity theft and the IRS say these criminal cases are on the rise.

Watch Out For This Tax Scam

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.11.2012 | Money

Tax scammers now are targeting the military. The IRS warns that scammers are e-mailing current and former military members in an attempt to steal t...

Catherine New

Someone Else May Have Filed Your Taxes | Catherine New | Posted 02.13.2014 | Money

Mike Bucalo Jr., 71, has never lived in Miami. He's spent the past 25 years in Akron, Ohio. Yet according to his 2011 tax return filed in January, he ...