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Zaher Fallahi, CPA, Tax Attorney, IRS; Report Phishing and Online Scams

posted Nov 13, 2016, 6:02 PM by Zaher Fallahi   [ updated Nov 13, 2016, 6:07 PM ]

The IRS does not initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text message or social media to request personal or financial information. This includes requests for Personal Identification Numbers, social security numbers, passwords or similar access information for credit cards, banks or other financial accounts.


Report all unsolicited email from fraudsters claiming to be from the IRS to If you or a client has experienced a monetary loss because of an IRS-related incident, report it to the Treasury Inspector General Administration (TIGTA) and file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).


Zaher Fallahi, CPA, Tax Attorney, represents taxpayers before taxing authorities; IRS, FTB, EDD and BOE. Telephones:  (310) 719-1040 (Los Angeles), ( 714) 546-4272 (Orange County) or e-mail