USPS email and IRS phone call scams

Couple of things to be on the lookout for this week. One is an email from the US Postal Service letting you know the agency could not deliver an important package. Scam USPS emailNot only will USPS not email like this but also check the return email address (click on the image or here for a larger view) – that’s a sure sign this is not legit. The other scam on the rise is a phone call from the IRS informing you that there is a mistake on your return. The rep sounds legitimate and even has your correct Social Security number. They demand access to your bank account or threaten with arrest. The IRS does not call – they use snail mail in very official looking envelopes with ominous letters.

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You are important to me, just trying to keep you safe and on your toes!

Chief Tipster Dayna Steele
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