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Economic Impact Payment Fraud

Its important to note that Economic Impact Payment (EIP) Fraud may take on different forms. The situations below reflect potential EIP Fraud and should be reported.

  • If youve received a notice from the Internal Revenue Service (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.

If you believe you have been a victim of EIP Fraud please fill out the form below.

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