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I.R.S. Impersonator

Just because Uncle Sam made it easy to file federal income taxes online... don't think that's the way to talk to the Internal Revenue Service.
An email is now making the rounds claiming you're owed a stimulus payment and cash is just a mouse click away.
You're asked to input your personal information like your social security number, bank account info, and your debit card number. But don't do it!
It's not the the I.R.S. ... it's a crook masquerading as the I.R.S. ... looking to raid your accounts.
I talked to an I.R.S. spokeswoman and she tells me... the I.R.S. never, ever communicates via emails. And tax agents don't need your social security number... they already have it.
As we get closer to tax-filing time... more of these fake emails or phishing scams will surface.
Just remember this... the I.R.S. only communicates by mail and that letter will give you a phone number so you can initiate the call and know you're dealing with the real deal.


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