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Scam: The IRS (or the Department of Justice) is sending out notifications of "complaints in regards to business services" via
The phony "complaint in regards to your business services" messages (like the example cited above) that began to appear in inboxes in
The Internal Revenue Service has alerted taxpayers to the latest versions of an e-mail scam intended to fool people into believing they are under investigation by the agency's Criminal Investigation division.The IRS and the DOJ advise that "Recipients of questionable
The e-mail purporting to be from IRS Criminal Investigation falsely states that the person is under a criminal probe for submitting a false tax return to the California Franchise Tax Board. The
The IRS urged people not to click the link in the
Similar e-mail variations suggest a customer has filed a complaint against a company and the IRS can act as an arbitrator. The latest versions appear aimed at business taxpayers as well as individual taxpayers.
Last updated: 3 December 2007
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