BeenVerified Phone Scam Monitor: Business Imposter Scams Greatest Threat in 2021
Business imposter scams were the top complaint in 2021 reported by BeenVerified reverse phone call users.
Dirty Tax Scams for 2017
Every year, the IRS issues its list of the worst tax scams: the “Dirty Dozen.” We go through each one below to show you the red flags and how to best defend yourself against each scam.
IRS Phone Scam: Bad Guys Arrested
Earlier this month, hundreds of workers in Mumbai were investigated and dozens arrested for one of India’s largest scams. Targeting thousands of US citizens, the call center workers posed as IRS officials “in order to steal tens of millions of dollars, Indian police have said.
Students: Don't Pay This Scam "Tax"
Think phone scammers just target the elderly? Think again. Students are the newest target of this kind of scheme. It’s called the “Federal Student Tax.” Students and parents, watch out because this tax is phony bologna.
Phone Scam Onslaught At Record High
An “ever-increasing onslaught” of phone scams has authorities scrambling to track down persistent fraudsters. These phone fraudsters primarily target elderly people, posing as everyone from stone-broke grandchildren, tax collectors or technical support.