Fwd: IRS Tax Refund

How did the government get my email address? You don't think this is a scam or something, do you?

From: refund@irs.tax.gov
Reply-to: noreply@irs.tax.gov
Sent: 9/9/2008 4:08:34 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time
Subj: IRS Tax Refund
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
United States Department of the Treasury

Dear Applicant,

After the last calculations of your annual fiscal
activity we have determined that you are eligible
to receive a tax refund (Stimulus Payment) of $620.50.

Please submit the tax refund request and allow us
6-9 days in order to process it.

A refund can be delayed for a variety of reasons.
For example submitting invalid records or applying
after the deadline.

To access the form for your tax refund, please use the following link:


Applicant ID: (0x7C.0xA.0x7F.0xA4).

Internal Revenue Service

1 comment:

Mandy said...

I got the same e-mail and did some searching on line. It's a scam. The web site Snoops.com is a good resource. http://www.snopes.com/fraud/phishing/irs2007.asp