IRS targets bogus phishing e-mails

Wednesday, 29 March 2006, 4:45 PM EST

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has set up an e-mail address, phishing@irs.gov, that taxpayers can use to send in copies of suspicious e-mails they have received that claim to be from the IRS.

In a statement, the IRS provided precise instructions about how to properly submit copies of possibly fraudulent e-mails. However, because of the volume of correspondence the IRS expects, it says it can't acknowledge receipt of the e-mails or reply to taxpayers who submit them.

At Computerworld.

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