The new IRS email phishing scam involves a fake customer satisfaction survey that asks for sensitive personal information such as your SSN, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, and even the security code from the back of the card.
The email promises to pay you for your “valuable feedback.” Know what? The IRS doesn’t need your feedback. They’re doing just fine. If they owe you money, they’ll write you a letter. It’s true. The IRS recently wrote us a letter and told us that they were going send us some money. Then they mailed us a check.
We did not have to put our credit card number into into a website. How cool is that?