Taxpayer beware: IRS poser seeking personal info


The Attorney General’s Office is warning residents to beware of an e-mail scam in which the sender pretends to be with the Internal Revenue Service. The e-mails take various forms, but seek personal or financial information from the recipient.

The IRS does not send e-mails about refunds or to request or verify financial information. Anyone can report a suspicious e-mail by forwarding the e-mail to If you are unsure if the e-mail is from the IRS, call 1-800-366-4484 for verification.

— Anita Lee


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