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04/28/2020

COVID-19 Fraud Warning

COVID related Fraud warning flyer - all information listed below

TREASURY DEPARTMENT/IRS INFORM 

Economic Impact Payments WILL

  • Start going out soon
  • Range in Amounts starting at $1,200 ($2,400 for Married/Joint filers); Plus an additional $500/child
  • Tax filers with adjusted gross income up to $75,000 ($150,000 for married /joint) will receive full amount
  • Those receiving Social Security will receive it automatically

DO NOT BE A VICTIM

  • Stay Alert
  • Stay Informed
  • DO NOT ENGAGE SCAMMERS
  • Protect what is yours

IRS-CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION
CHARLOTTE FIELD OFFICE
Email
(919) 334-5874

COMMON FRAUD SCHEMES

ATTEMPTS TO GET YOUR MONEY

  • IRS will not call for your ID
  • Do NOT sign over your check

PHISHING/MALWARE

  • Do NOT click on links in emails
  • Fake "Update your IRS e-file" emails
  • IRS will NOT initiate contact by email to confirm personal info

IRS IMPERSONATIONS

  • Aggressive/Sophisticated callers claiming to be IRS
  • Callers tell victims they owe money to IRS, urge you to pay this fake debt

WWW.IRS.GOV/CORONAVIRUS

 

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