IRS warns of child tax credit scam.
The average per-case loss was about $500.
INDIANAPOLIS — Here’s today’s Consumer Catch-up.
Victims lose billions to scammers
Americans lost nearly $30 billion to phone scams over the past year.
That’s nearly three times the amount reported in 2019, according to a study by True Caller.
The average reported loss was just over $500.
Remember, signs of scam include a sense of urgency, a consequence and specific demands like a wire transfer or gift card.
IRS warns of tax credit scam