Washington Post Columnist Michelle Singletary recently posted about and answered questions about IRS scams — like those messages on my home answering machine saying that the IRS is about to initiate a prosecution over fictitious tax debt.
Color of Money Live: How to avoid those IRS scams
Singletary offers advice and answers questions. (Aug. 25)
In the face of IRS impersonators, vive la resistance!
"By reporting each attempt, we can hopefully save someone from being swindled." (Aug. 23)
Just hang up on phone scammers
"Don’t be tempted to lead them on — they might retaliate with a SWAT team." (Aug. 20)