As our tax season progresses, so do phishing and identify theft scams. Bad actors continue to leverage this time of year to target individuals, businesses, and even tax professionals with the goal of stealing personal and financial information, committing fraud, and misappropriating millions of dollars.
Scammers are opportunists. They coordinate schemes around major events by leveraging a common denominator, such as Cyber Monday, major sporting events, holidays, and so forth. While bad actors may leverage a variety of channels, they are out to achieve one goal: to abuse consumer trust in order to steal and commit fraud.
In this eBook, we discuss how cybercriminals continue putting taxpayers at risk. Specifically, we discuss: