BBB: Crooks use IRS scam to spread malware

10/9/2012 | KRMG-AM/KRMG-FM (Tulsa, Okla.)

Scammers are using an e-mail claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service to spread a virus, according to BBB. The e-mail claims that "your federal tax bank transfer failed." If you receive one of these scam e-mails, you should forward it to phishing@irs.gov, BBB said. If you've already opened the attachment that came with the e-mail, you should run a virus scan, BBB advises.

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