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Latest Tax Scams Reported In NH

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 08:42 -- alogan
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Latest Tax Fraud Scams Reported in New Hampshire

 

If a caller says "I'm with the IRS," he probably isn't!

 

This article exposes a common and pervasive phone, and sometimes email, scam. Remember to just hang up.

See more information on tax scams and consumer alerts on the IRS website.

 

U.S. Dept. of Justice Shuts Down Hundreds of Tax Preparation Businesses Alleging Tax Fraud

Read how the U.S. DOJ lawsuit reveals how tax scammers commit tax fraud and steal thousands of dollars from their customers. 

 

Green Dot MoneyPak Scam 

Caller claims to be from the IRS and that money is owed on taxes. Victims are then instructed to purchase a Green Dot MoneyPak card. 

Read the full article from the Concord Monitor for more information. 

 

Imposter Sheriff/IRS Agent Scam

This scam, as reported by the Concord Monitor, is also done by people claiming to be from the IRS. If anyone calls you, claiming to be from the NH Sheriff's Department, and asks you to deposit money into an account for any reason, don't do it. Contact your local police, or the NH Sheriff Department, 225-5584. If the anyone calls you claiming to be from the IRS demanding you deposit money into an account, don't do it. Call the local police and file a complaint with the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration at 1-800-366-4484.

 

IRS Warns of Latest Scam

The IRS's "Dirty Dozen" of tax scams

Don't Let the Unscrupulous Tax Preparer Waste Your Tax Refund

 

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June 2015
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