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Death – Taxes and Cyber Crime

As we were searching for articles to share this month ? cyber scams about tax fraud rose to the top of the list. It is staggering to realize that billions, YES BILLIONS of tax refunds are stolen each year.


Unfortunately, like death and taxes, identity theft is here to stay. Please be aware that cybercriminals are aggressively trying to get your confidential information by impersonating government tax-related email requests.

I recommend that whenever an email, text or other electronic request comes to you, triple-check every detail before you click on or respond to it. In fact, it is best to initiate the connection yourself ? that is, go directly to the website (not the email link) or call the company/institution directly.

We’ve compiled three of the top “tax scam” articles:

Scam of The Week: Realistic Phishing Attacks Take Advantage of U.S. Tax Season

IRS Consumer Alerts: Tax Scams

How To Get Your Money Back If Your Tax Refund Is Stolen

Keep safe,

Dan Adams, President, NENS

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