IRS fishing fraud of the day....

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Re: IRS fishing fraud of the day....

Postby Burnaby49 » Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:42 am

For any Canadians reading this the rule is never click on any link supposedly from the Canada Revenue Agency. The CRA does not send emails to taxpayers so anything you get which is claimed to be from the CRA is a scam.
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Re: IRS fishing fraud of the day....

Postby operabuff » Thu Jul 16, 2015 12:25 pm

The same rule applies here south of the border. The IRS does not send emails to taxpayers.

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Re: IRS fishing fraud of the day....

Postby Famspear » Fri Oct 02, 2015 4:00 am

Found another IRS fishing fraud scam on my home answering machine. From this morning (Thursday, October 1, 2015), a machine "male" voice:

[....illegible....] the department of [unnatural pause]
IRS the nature of this call is to inform you about a lawsuit [unnatural pause]
which has been filed on your name so before we go with legal matter [unnatural pause]
and send this case to the local county court house [pause]
kindly call us back on our number which is [pause]
five one six six nine three eight one four three
I repeat it
five one six six nine three eight one four three
thank you and goodbye


These criminals are not specifically too bright.

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Re: IRS fishing fraud of the day....

Postby notorial dissent » Fri Oct 02, 2015 4:04 am

And not at all original.
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Re: IRS fishing fraud of the day....

Postby Dr. Caligari » Fri Oct 02, 2015 4:25 am

five one six


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Re: IRS fishing fraud of the day....

Postby The Observer » Fri Oct 02, 2015 9:25 pm

I would love to be able to get one of these calls and route it to a freeman.
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Re: IRS fishing fraud of the day....

Postby fortinbras » Sat Oct 03, 2015 1:09 am

I must count for something, because today I got a fishing fraud pretending to come from the Canadian Revenue Collection Agency. I was in Canada for a weekend 20 years ago and since then only yearning for their poutine.

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Re: IRS fishing fraud of the day....

Postby Pottapaug1938 » Sat Oct 03, 2015 1:55 am

Last week, I got two of these calls (from the "IRS") in a single day.
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