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IRS Warns Tax Pros about New Phishing Scams

IRS Warns Tax Pros about New Phishing Scams

According to the Internal Revenue Service, there are two new “business email compromise/business email spoofing (BEC/BES)” spear-phishing scams targeting tax professionals: the direct-deposit scam and the wire-transfer scam.…

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Shedding Light on the Dark Web

Shedding Light on the Dark Web

If an identity thief manages to steal a tax preparer’s client data, where does it go? An IRS investigator gives us a chilling roadmap for stolen data’s journey—from closely guarded identification to illegal commodity.…

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