With tax season upon on us also is the increase for various IRS scams. One of the most recent involves erroneous refunds.
Criminals have a new twist on an old scam. After stealing client data from tax professionals and filing fraudulent tax returns, these criminals use the taxpayers’ real bank accounts for the deposit.
Thieves are then using various tactics to reclaim the refund from the taxpayers, and their versions of the scam may continue to evolve.
For more information regarding this scam and what to look out for so you do not fall victim you can visit IRS.gov or click here.