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Offline Eric the Red

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Spoof IRS Refund scam
« on: December 02, 2005, 09:40:36 PM »
Would you believe it if the IRS offered you a refund? Well, this phishing attempt preys upon the greed of the individual:

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The Internal Revenue Service today issued a consumer alert about an Internet scam in which consumers receive an e-mail informing them of a tax refund. The e-mail, which claims to be from the IRS, directs the consumer to a link that requests personal information, such as Social Security number and credit card information.

More details at http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=151065,00.html
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