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IRS Warns of Ongoing Fake W2 Form Scam

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a consumer alert warning taxpayers about new scams that involve claiming false tax credits by using wage information on tax returns.

The scam artists suggest that people use tax software to manually fill out Form W-2 and include false income information. They instruct people to file the bogus tax return electronically in hopes of receiving a large refund due to the large amount of withholding.

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