Wednesday March 31, 2021 Identity Fraud News
Tax refund phishing scam targets university students and staffers
The IRS is warning of a phishing scam that promises refund information but looks to capture Social Security numbers and other sensitive data.
By Lance Whitney
With tax season in bloom, cybercriminals have launched a series of phishing attacks aimed at university students and employees eager to receive potential tax refunds. ...read full article
Unemployment Insurance Fraud
U.S. Department of Labor Launches New Online Resource for Victims
Unemployment Insurance (“UI”) fraud has exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in billions of dollars’ worth of fraudulent claims being filed across the United States. ...read full article