The Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) is warning consumers about an IRS email scam. The risk for consumers to be targeted by scams like this is heightened during tax season. Scammers will call, email, or even text to get your information. In addition to posing as IRS staff, scammers may also claim to be from a bank, other financial institution, employer, or even health care facility.
DCP was warned of the email scam pictured below. This email shows some tell tail signs of a scam: