The Internal Revenue Service warned about a new e-mail scam that purports to come from the IRS asking for charitable contributions for the victims of the recent Southern California wildfires.
The e-mails include text from a speech about the wildfires by a member of the California Assembly to help them look more legitimate. They also include a link to a site that appears to be operated by the IRS, but actually is bogus. The site solicits charitable contributions for wildfire victims and contains a link to a donation form asking for personal and financial information.
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