Watch out for fake tax 'rebate' sites

Wednesday, 8 August 2007, 3:11 PM EST

It's not exactly tax-filing time in the United States, but that doesn't mean online scammers aren't out to capture the money owed to you by Uncle Sam.

A scam Web site spotted recently by Security Fix is one of a steady stream of sites experts say surface year-round aiming to intercept tax refunds, fleece filers of their personal and financial details, and potentially expose e-filers to a later audit by the Internal Revenue Service.

At the Washington Post.

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