PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With tax season upon us, the Better Business Bureau has a warning. Most people groan about filing their taxes but, for a con artist, it can be a chance to steal your return.
The BBB is getting the word out with Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: 62-Year-Old Man Violently Carjacked By Group Of Teenagers In Olney
All a scammer needs is your social security number.READ MORE: City Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson's Minor Curfew Law In Effect Until End Of September
The BBB also says to be aware of IRS impostors.MORE NEWS: Patty Jackson To Host Essence Of Entertainment Concert Series At The Dell Music Center In Her 40th Year In Radio
If someone calls you and demands money immediately, do not pay it.