Video: Fake IRS Phone and Phishing Scams, How to Know

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Video: Fake IRS Phone and Phishing Scams, How to Know

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As part of #NCSAM, @Symantec and the #IRS discuss how to combat and report phony tax scams. Watch the video: http://bit.ly/10jRYa3 #CSR

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Fake IRS Phone and Phishing Scams, How to know

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 8:35am

CAMPAIGN: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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Over 90,000 people in the United States have filed complaints about scammers posing to be from the IRS and demanding that they pay taxes. It is estimated that these scams have cost taxpayers millions of dollars. As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, SymantecTV and the IRS released a new video today about the phony IRS phone and email scams and how to avoid falling victim to them. Anser Hassan talks to Raphael Tulino from IRS about how the IRS communicates when they need to reach you and how that differs with the scammers approach. Watch the video to find out what the scams look like and how to report them.

http://youtu.be/dq0TNFnc4nY

For more information visit IRS.gov

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CAMPAIGN: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

CONTENT: Blog

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