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IRS Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2020

By Wasatch Peaks on August 10, 2020

Each year, the IRS publishes the “Dirty Dozen,” a list of tax scams most prevalent during that year’s tax season. This year, with COVID-19 pushing off the federal tax deadline to July 15, the IRS held off publishing the list until early July, and of course it’s loaded with COVID-19-related scams.

Topics: Taxes Scams Security
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Beware Back-to-School Scams!

By Wasatch Peaks on August 3, 2020

Back-to-school season means a flurry of shopping — and a flurry of scams. Scammers know that students and their parents are caught up in a frenzy of preparations and errands and are, therefore, more likely to fall victim to schemes. As you get ready for school, look out for these scams targeting college students and parents of private school students that tend to peak before the start of the school year.

Topics: Student Loans College Scams Security
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Beware Unemployment Scams

By Wasatch Peaks on May 28, 2020

Tens of millions of Americans have found themselves out of work as the economy reels from the impact of COVID-19. A record 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance in the four weeks leading up to April 11.

Topics: Scams Security