You'd have thought that by now everybody was savvy to phishing scams. Perhaps the tech heads are, but for many the promise of a little extra cash is just too much to ignore.
The messages, which started earlier this week, say that the recipient has only 12 days to claim a $572 tax refund and that the necessary forms can be accessed on the IRS Web site. It slyly states that refunds are often overlooked for a variety of reasons and encourages people to access the forms immediately.