Afor up to is now on its way to tens of millions of people, and a could soon follow. Once again, scammers are using news of the as a lure to try to steal your money and personal information.
The Better Business Bureau has already received reports from people contacted through text message, email and phone calls about the , and the IRS has issued multiple warnings — including against Twitter scams (the IRS won’t send you a direct message). Urgent emails, text messages or phone calls that instruct you to click a link to confirm your payment or enter more information are fake, and you should never click the link or enter your bank or personal information.
When in doubt, remember that the IRSabout their . They certainly won’t take the time to call you or look up your Twitter account. Here are the most common and notorious scams that target