“The IRS does not contact you by phone, text message, email or social media asking for personal or bank account information,” said FTC lawyer Seena Gressin.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a long list Scams and plans It is distributed in connection with coronavirus tax cuts and payment of economic impact, and is also known as a stimulus check.This issue is so widespread that in July 2020 IRS released A “dirty dozen” list of tax fraud. Encourage Americans to stay vigilant during the pandemic and its aftermath.
On May 17, VERIFY viewer Diane received an email from a non-governmental website claiming to help her find money on unclaimed stimulus checks.
Are scammers creating fake unclaimed stimulus check websites?
Source of information
- Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
- Seena Gressin, Lawyer, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Consumer and Business Education Division
Yes, scammers are creating fake…