Scam Alert: Your Tax Refunds Are at Risk

OMAHA, Neb. – An email scam is out to grab your W-2 and steal your tax refund.

The Better Business Bureau and the IRS are warning companies and consumers about the scheme.

“Cybercriminals are using a sophisticated tactic to steal, date and impersonate taxpayers, says Better Business Bureau CEO Jim Hagarty.

A payroll company that fell for the scam called the IRS to complain.

The scam is a variation of a phishing email operation known as spoofing.

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