Phishing Scam Uses IRS Logo, Promises Stimulus Funds

Fraudsters are using the logo of the Internal Revenue Service combined with the promise of federal stimulus money to dupe cash-strapped people into divulging credit-card information to a phony Web site, the International Trademark Association said. It's the latest example of attempted identity theft rising amid the current economic turmoil, hitting a range of areas from mortgages to tax returns.

  • Read the article: The Wall Street Journal