You work hard for your money. Don’t give it away to scammers. Learn key ways to identify fraud by those claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service.
Don’t let scammers posing as the IRS take you to the cleaners. (Photo by Alon, Flickr)
A few weeks ago, I received a voice mail message that I needed to contact the IRS immediately or else I was going to be arrested. Since I file my own taxes, my first reaction was, “Oh no! What did I do wrong?” But then I remembered reading Catherine Ryan Hyde’s Allie and Bea, where a senior citizen is scammed by someone claiming to be the IRS and I thought, “I’d better investigate!”
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