This one was seen at UD on October 10. Key giveaways this is a phish?
- Like the IRS is really going to use a linkedin.com address for the “Reply-To” address.
- Hover your mouse over the “review page on irs.gov” text. Lo and behold, that’s not a link to a legitimate IRS Web page.
- The IRS does not initiate taxpayer communications through email. Don’t believe us? Then maybe you should check out the snopes.com page about this very scam. Scroll down to the bottom for information about reporting this kind of scam directly to the IRS.