Phishing in IRS waters

Friday, 17 February 2006, 3:33 PM EST

Internet fraudsters have been doing some especially nasty phishing lately -- sending out e-mails allegedly from the Internal Revenue Service promising info about your refund. All you need to do, of course, is send them your name, Social Security number, and credit-card information. The header is "Refund Notice!" The e-mail includes a legit-looking IRS logo.

At BusinessWeek.

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