Scam Email Targeted Toward Immigrants

By January 9, 2009News & Press

There is a scam e-mail making the move which asks immigrants to complete a fraudulent “IRS Request for Recertification of Foreign Status” The form contains all information that could be used for identity theft. On their web site:

http://www.irs.gov/privacy/article/0,,id=179820,00.html?portlet=5

The IRS says:
The IRS does not initiate taxpayer communications through e-mail.

* The IRS does not request detailed personal information through e-mail.
* The IRS does not send e-mail requesting your PIN numbers, passwords or similar access information for credit cards, banks or other financial accounts.

Contact Houston Immigration Lawyer, Annie Banerjee for more details