IRS Criminal Investigation Warns Montana Taxpayers about New Wave of COVID-19 Scams as Second Round of Economic Impact Payments are Delivered
January 20, 2021
DENVER — The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) is warning Montana taxpayers about a new wave of COVID-19-related scams as the agency delivers the second round of Economic Impact Payments.
In the last several months, IRS-CI has seen a variety of Economic Impact Payment (EIP) scams and other financial schemes designed to steal money and personal information from taxpayers. Criminals are taking advantage of the second round of Economic Impact Payments – as well as the approaching filing season – to trick honest taxpayers out of their hard-earned money....