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IRS Email Phishing Scheme

Communications – January 27, 2011

Please be aware that an email that appearing coming from the IRS asking for your social security number and W2 information is NOT a legitimate IRS request.  The IRS would never request personal information by email.

The body of the email may include a link.  Do NOT click on the link and do not respond to the email.

More information on “phishing” can be found at

If you have received a copy of the IRS phishing email please contact the Help Desk,, x1444.