Authorities Warn Of IRS Scams In Virginia
While Virginians and the rest of America wait for the COVID-19 economic impact payments to arrive, the Virginia Coronavirus Fraud Task Force and the IRS-Criminal Investigations unit are warning taxpayers to be alert about possible scams relating to the COVID-19 crisis. Authorities are warning, the public could see an uptick in government check scams tied to coronavirus relief. Officials say if you receive a text or email claiming you can get your money faster by sending personal information to delete the texts and emails. The IRS will deposit your payment into your direct deposit if you previously provided the IRS with your bank account information.