Cyber Security Minute: Online Tax Scams

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A new email scam targeting taxpayers has emerged.

According to the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, taxpayers are receiving emails that appear to be from TAP about a tax refund. These emails are a phishing scam, where unsolicited emails which seem to come from legitimate organizations, but are really from scammers, trying to trick unsuspecting victims into providing personal and financial information.

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