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Scam e-mail claims to be from IRS

ST LOUIS – The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers that scam e-mails are circulating in Kansas that use the IRS name and logo.
The latest scam e-mail targets individuals claiming their federal tax return was rejected and directs the recipient to complete an attached form.  That attachment contains a virus that may infect the computer so personal and financial information can be stolen. Some of the scam e-mails are reported to have misspelled words and words in Spanish.
“The IRS never sends unsolicited e-mail asking for financial or detailed personal information,” said IRS spokesman Michael Devine.
He said the first ...

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