Be careful of tax scams!
It’s tax season and scammers are finding new ways to obtain money illegally. It is important that consumers are aware of the tactics cyber-criminals use to gather and use sensitive data.
One of the ways to protect yourself is to pay attention to suspicious activity such as receiving an unexpected check, having a random sum of money directly deposited into your account, or receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. . The New York Times recently published an article about the most recent scams and how you can protect yourself from falling victim to them.