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IRS Names Pandemic-Related Scams to ‘Dirty Dozen’ List

June 6, 2022, 5:57 PM

The IRS announced the fifth item on its annual “Dirty Dozen” scams warning list, according to a Monday release from the agency.

The agency warned taxpayers that the Covid-19 pandemic is still being used to steal money and identities with bogus emails, social media posts, and unexpected phone calls.

Specific COVID-19 frauds cited include fake charities and attempts to scam people using the stimulus payment program.

This story was produced by Bloomberg Tax Automation.