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Scam Alert: Revenue Warns Taxpayers of Fraudulent Letters

  Example Scam Letter April 2019 The Delaware Division of Revenue wants to alert citizens to a new taxpayer scam that is happening in Delaware. Victims may receive a letter from “The Bureau of Tax Enforcement” that threatens property seizure and wage garnishment unless they call a toll-free number to “avoid enforcement.” “These scam mailings […]




Overstated Withholding May Delay Your Tax Refund

With tax season well underway, Division of Revenue officials are noting an uptick in Delaware returns reporting overstated Delaware income tax withholding. The appropriate amount to report is limited to the total in Box 17 of the W-2 form provided by your employer (or the sum of those amounts if you have multiple employers), plus […]




New Tax Refund Scam – It’s Not What You’d Expect

The Delaware Division of Revenue would like to alert taxpayers to a new and growing scam involving fraudulent tax refunds being deposited into real taxpayer bank accounts. After the money is deposited, the crooks use various tactics to con taxpayers into turning over those funds. How does it work? Thieves are using schemes, including phishing, […]




Investors Should Approach Cryptocurrency with Caution, Delaware’s Investor Protection Unit Says

With cryptocurrencies attracting recent headlines, the Investor Protection Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice is urging Delaware investors to be cautious about investments involving cryptocurrencies. “Investors should make certain they understand the risks associated with investments in cryptocurrencies and financial products involving cryptocurrency before they invest,” said Director of Investor Protection Greg Strong. Cryptocurrencies […]




Small Businesses: Be Alert to Identity Theft

Small business identity theft is a big business for identity thieves. Just like individuals, businesses may have their identities stolen.







 Pages Tagged With: "fraud"

Scam Alert: Revenue Warns Taxpayers of Fraudulent Letters

  Example Scam Letter April 2019 The Delaware Division of Revenue wants to alert citizens to a new taxpayer scam that is happening in Delaware. Victims may receive a letter from “The Bureau of Tax Enforcement” that threatens property seizure and wage garnishment unless they call a toll-free number to “avoid enforcement.” “These scam mailings […]




Overstated Withholding May Delay Your Tax Refund

With tax season well underway, Division of Revenue officials are noting an uptick in Delaware returns reporting overstated Delaware income tax withholding. The appropriate amount to report is limited to the total in Box 17 of the W-2 form provided by your employer (or the sum of those amounts if you have multiple employers), plus […]




New Tax Refund Scam – It’s Not What You’d Expect

The Delaware Division of Revenue would like to alert taxpayers to a new and growing scam involving fraudulent tax refunds being deposited into real taxpayer bank accounts. After the money is deposited, the crooks use various tactics to con taxpayers into turning over those funds. How does it work? Thieves are using schemes, including phishing, […]




Investors Should Approach Cryptocurrency with Caution, Delaware’s Investor Protection Unit Says

With cryptocurrencies attracting recent headlines, the Investor Protection Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice is urging Delaware investors to be cautious about investments involving cryptocurrencies. “Investors should make certain they understand the risks associated with investments in cryptocurrencies and financial products involving cryptocurrency before they invest,” said Director of Investor Protection Greg Strong. Cryptocurrencies […]




Small Businesses: Be Alert to Identity Theft

Small business identity theft is a big business for identity thieves. Just like individuals, businesses may have their identities stolen.