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Tag Archives: IRS scam
Police in India have arrested who they believe to be the ringleader of a network of IRS call centers that allegedly tricked Americans out of millions of dollars. According to CNN, Sagar Thakkar, 24, was detained in Mumbai after arriving on … Continue reading
Police in India have arrested 70 people in connection to an alleged IRS scam that took tens of millions of dollars from Americans and was run for almost a year in a call center outside of Mumbai. According to Reuters, Assistant Police … Continue reading
TIGTA announced the arrest of five suspects for their involvement in an IRS scam that has collected an estimated $2 million from more than 1,500 victims. Federal officials are accusing the five of making multiple calls while impersonating IRS agents or Treasury officials, telling victims … Continue reading
Have you heard of the “federal student tax”? Neither have we. But don’t worry because if you have, this may mean a scammer has tried to trick you into paying for a tax that doesn’t exist. According to the … Continue reading
As the tax deadline approaches, scammers are working hard to steal money from unsuspecting victims Most of us know it’s not a good idea to get on the Internal Revenue Service’s bad side, so a call from someone claiming to … Continue reading
As tax time approaches, Your BBB continues to receive numerous phone calls from people who say they got threatening calls from scam artists claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS published the following warning about the scam: Phone … Continue reading
The IRS impersonation scam really seems to be taking off. In the past week alone, BBB serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin has had a dozen calls from consumers who were contacted by these scammers. Scams like this … Continue reading
Most of us know it’s not a good idea to get on the Internal Revenue Service’s bad side, so a call from someone claiming to be an IRS agent would have to be rather scary. Unfortunately, scammers have taken advantage … Continue reading