Wednesday January 17, 2018
IRS Warns of Scam Targeting Tax ProfessionalsOn January 9, the IRS released a warning to tax professionals in IR-2018-2 after receiving numerous reports of heightened fraud activity. The reports reveal that cybercriminals are sending emails posing as potential clients or the IRS in an effort to lure sensitive client data from tax practitioners. In recent days, tax professionals have contacted the IRS after receiving fraudulent emails from cyber thieves posing as potential clients. The thief will often send an introductory email followed...