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Kim's Take: Watch out for tax season scammers

In a hurry? Tap or click to listen to this story in less than a minute! Doing your taxes? Watch out. Online scammers are...
Columns March 22, 2019

E-filing taxes? Watch out for fraud

According to the Free File Alliance, around 100 million Americans qualify to use the free filing software. But not all is rosy when it...
Tips March 22, 2018

Inmates build PCs, tap prison network to steal IDs and credit cards

Usually, the police are trying to catch cybercriminals and put them behind bars. But this time, the hackers committing the fraud were already in...
Happening Now April 14, 2017

3 scary tax scams that are spreading like wildfire

Criminals love tax season because it's so easy to trick people out of information and money. Learn how they do it so you don't...
Tips February 20, 2017

Look out! New tax season phishing scam spreading now

Have a problem with your W-2? The latest phishing scam wants to give you that impression, and it's scary the trick scammers are using...
Happening Now February 9, 2017

Tax fraud skyrocketing! Avoid these common scams when you file

Tax season is here. But before you file, you need to read this. Fraud is on the rise and you won't believe how much...
Happening Now January 24, 2017

Top Story: 3,000 Social Security numbers stolen in W-2 phishing scam

Tax season is almost done, but identity thieves are taking advantage of the remaining time to steal as much money and information as they...
Happening Now April 2, 2016

Top Story: IRS shuts down ID protection tool after cybercriminal easily steals taxpayer's PIN

The IRS has shut down part of its IP PIN identity protection system after a cybercriminal easily stole a taxpayer's personal identification number. They...
Happening Now March 9, 2016

Top Story: ID theft is going through the roof, and here's why

You need to be extra careful about the threat of ID theft right now. It's all because of tax season. Tax fraud has caused...
Happening Now February 15, 2016

How to avoid IRS scams during tax season

The IRS reports that from January through November last year, it blocked $8 billion in fraudulent tax returns. Find out 3 ways to protect...
Happening Now February 7, 2016
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