Asked by Anonymous
I received an email the other day that I believe is a scam using the IRS as the sender. Where can forward this to have it checked out?
The IRS has recently issued warnings about phony e-mails that are trying to steal your personal information.
If you receive an e-mail that claims to be from the IRS and asks for your personal information, follow these steps:
- Do not reply.
- Do not open any attachments. Attachments may contain malicious code that will infect your computer.
- Do not click on any links. If you clicked on a links and entered confidential information, visit the IRS identity protection page.
- Forward the email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- After you forward it, delete the original email message.