Beware: Phishing Scams Posed as IRS Refunds

The tax scams have started already, but these scams are about phishing attacks posed as an IRS refund. Here's an phishing email attack that's circulating around (links have been removed) which a buddy of mine Blake received.

After the last annual calculations of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of $109.23. Please submit the tax refund request and allow us 3-9 days in order to process it.

A refund can be delayed for a variety of reasons. or example submitting invalid records or applying after the deadline.

To access your tax refund, please click here [malicious link removed]

Best Regards,

Tax Refund Deparment

Internal Revenue Service

Notice also that "deparment" of Tax Refund Deparment is misspelled.

When's the last time the IRS contact you to tell you that you've got an unclaimed refund waiting. Not likely. :)

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