RI Division of Taxation Warns Tax Professionals that "New Client" Scams are on the Increase

The RI Division of Revenue and Department of Taxation is warning tax professionals that they are seeing a sharp increase this spring in the scam which sends tax preparers an email claiming to be a potential new client. The email contains document attachments with malware that can cause havoc and potentially steal vital information in the tax professional's files. They are advising tax preparers to increase their security safeguards to protect their firm from the widespread scam.

RI Division of Taxation

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