Warning of Fake Payroll Direct Deposit, Wire Transfer And W-2 Scam Emails

The NLCRPD warns area businesses and employers of the uptick in phishing emails involving payroll direct deposit, wire transfer, and W-2 scams.  View the link below that contains an article from FORBES outlining these scams and ways to spot them.  The IRS and its Security Summit partners, consisting of state revenue departments and tax community partners, are concerned that these scams could increase as the 2019 tax season approaches. Don’t fall for the tricks. Keep your personal information safe by remaining alert. And, when in doubt, assume it’s a scam.