New online scam targets tax preparers

Source: Herb Wesibaum, NBC News

Do you trust your tax preparer not to fall for this simple phishing scam?  The Internal Revenue Service is warning tax preparers about a new scam designed to steal their usernames and passwords.

The IRS said it had received reports of “multiple takeover incidents” in the past year in which the criminals accessed client tax returns, completed those returns, e-filed them and secretly directed refunds to their own accounts.

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