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Internet “phishing” scams

Date: July 18, 2007

The Internal Revenue Service is warning Iowans about Internet “phishing” scams currently hitting the area in which fraudulent e-mails are sent that appear to be from the tax collection agency.

E-mails direct consumers to a Web link that requests personal and financial information, such as Social Security, bank account or credit card numbers.

“The IRS does not send out unsolicited e-mails or ask for detailed personal and financial information via the internet,” said Iowa IRS spokesman Christopher Miller.
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2007-11-30 11:08:13 - PLEASE TELL ME IT S TRUE OR NOT? HELP!!!!... ELENA
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