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IRS warns of scams ahead of holidays, 2021 tax season


Washington: The IRS and the Security Summit partners have issued warnings to all taxpayers and tax professionals to beware of scams and ID theft schemes by criminals taking advantage of the combination of holiday shopping, the approaching tax season and coronavirus concerns. The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry opened the National Tax Security Awareness...

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Online romance scams on rise as dating apps proliferate


As millions of people get hooked to online dating platforms, their proliferation has led to online romance scams becoming a modern form of fraud that have spread in several societies along with the development of social media like Facebook Dating, warn researchers. For example, extra-marital dating app Gleeden has crossed 10 lakh users in India...