Emails from entities posing as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offering early check delivery of your Economic Impact Payment (EIP) or some other financial incentive in return for your personally identifiable information (PII), bank account or credit card number.
Payment of fees and charges to receive your qualifying EIP.
Telephone call from individual claiming to be from the Treasury Department or IRS asking you for your PII, bank account or credit card number in order to receive your EIP.
Calls, emails, or other communications claiming to be from the Treasury Department or IRS and offering Coronavirus related grants or stimulus payments in exchange for personal financial information, or an advance fee, or charge of any kind, including the purchase of gift cards.
If you’ve received a notice from the IRS through the U.S. Postal Service indicating you should have received an EIP, but have not received a payment.
Any situations where individuals are asked by third parties to deposit or otherwise exchange EIP Treasury Checks for money, which are subsequently determined to be fraudulent, counterfeit, or stolen.
Any information related to tax preparer theft of EIPs.
Any information related to EIPs being fraudulently rerouted as a result of an unauthorized U.S. Postal Service address change.
Any information related to EIP payments that were known to be fraudulently re-routed to another bank account.
Any information related to individuals fraudulently accessing IRS web services to facilitate EIP fraud.