April 6, 2020

2020 – 04/03

Scammers seldom miss an opportunity to steal, and the economic crisis brought on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) presents a prime target. As the government prepares to make economic impact payments to millions of Americans, the IRS is urging the public to be on the lookout for calls, emails, texts, websites and social media posts designed to steal personal information. IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig warns not to open or click on these messages, even if they claim to be from the IRS. “The IRS isn’t going to call you asking to verify or provide your financial information so you can get an economic impact payment or your refund faster.” More details are available here: https://bit.ly/39EgBRE