Scam warning: IRS won't e-mail you about your refund - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

get more>> Web Enhanced

Scam warning: IRS won't e-mail you about your refund

Posted:

DALLAS - If you get an e-mail about your tax refund  that appears to be from the Internal Revenue Service, don't be fooled. It's probably coming from internet thieves looking to steal your personal information, like credit card or bank account numbers.


"Many folks have tax refunds coming back this time of year, and crooks might take advantage of that fact," said Clay Sanford, a Dallas IRS spokesman.  "We just don't send unsolicited e-mails about any subject, including refunds."


Sanford said if the IRS needs to contact you, they will generally send a notice or letter through the U.S. Mail. Delete bogus IRS e-mails or forward them to phishing@irs.gov.

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
publicfile@kcbd.com
806-744-1414
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.