IRS warns of new e-mail scam

Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 1:24 AM EST

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning taxpayers of an e-mail scam that uses the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) to lure them into disclosing personal information.

The IRS said the e-mail scam is the first to target the EFTPS, which allows businesses and individuals to pay their federal taxes online or via telephone.

At Computerworld.

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