“FBI agent” phone call is a scam

We warned you: tax scam season has begun. We’ve received our first report of a tax scam affecting a member of the UD community. A UD graduate student reported a suspicious phone call from a scammer posing as an FBI agent. The scammer informed the student that...

IRS warns about student tax scam

The IRS is warning students not to fall for a new vishing scam. Bogus IRS impersonators have been calling students and telling them they owe a nonexistent “Federal Student Tax.” The scammers reportedly demand that the student wires them money right away,...

IRS vishing scam reported by UDel community

It’s tax season once again, and that means scammers are busy trying to file fraudulent tax returns in your name. We’ve received a report of a vish (the telephonic equivalent of a phishing email) claiming to come from the IRS. The robo-call claims to be...

Tax scam phishing season is open: YOU are the target

Every year, we warn the University community about tax phishing scams and tax-related identity theft scams. This tax phishing scam assumes that you’ll be so excited that you can allegedly view your W2 online that you’ll click the link in the email. Whoops....