FBAR Scam

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A recent article warns of a current email scam that attempts to trick recipients into sending bank account to the scammers. The email comes with “Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR)” in the heading, and advises the recipients that there is a problem with their tax return and that they need to provide bank account information to the IRS. Of course, it is not the IRS making the request but scammers seeking to obtain bank account information.

Read more about the scam here.

 

Published In: Criminal Law Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Privacy Updates, Tax Updates

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