Look out for tax season scams and robocalls

JACKSON — Amid the typical tax season stress, residents are also tasked with remaining vigilant when it comes to cybercrime.

Don’t respond to emails or text messages about your refund, the Federal Trade Commission said.

IRS impersonators want to dupe people into forking over sensitive information this tax season.

Fake emails and text messages about “tax refunds” are being sent, the FTC said, with links the scammer is hoping residents will click on. The links may help the impersonator steal your identity or put malware on your phone or computer.

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