Bloomberg Tax: Tax Pros and Their Clients Can Be Targets of ‘Vishing’ Scams

Posted on April 5, 2023

As vishing campaigns are on the rise during tax season, John Wilson writes in Bloomberg Tax about the dangers and how tax professionals can protect themselves and their clients from cybercrime. 

Originally published in Bloomberg Tax


“Tax scams happen year-round, but they’re most popular during tax season. The IRS has issued warnings about the dangers of vishing and phishing in its annual alerts. In 2020, the agency received 400 vishing complaints. In 2021, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center reported receiving nearly 324,000 vishing and related complaints, totaling $44 million in losses.” 

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