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Scam Warning

  • 1.  Scam Warning

    Posted 02-25-2019 11:12
    This being busy season, I just wanted to share a Scam E-mail I received from a potential new client.  It contained attachments that I did not open. A few things made we wary of this email.

    1. The grammar of a supposed Chairman and President of a hospital.
    2. The referral source was not revealed to me
    3. Te cell and office number were the same.

    Out of curiosity, I called the number and got the hospital.  However, the signer was not an employee of the hospital.

    This is just a reminder to be careful and wary when opening up e-mails.

    Here it is,  I blocked out the signors name:

    Hi Richard Simon

    Enclosed is the IRS correspondence i received in the mail, kindly Review it. and here is my W2 , 1040 and if you need anything else to file my taxes kindly let me know ,you need to Enable the Excel file to view

    Thanks

    I was Refer to you by a great Referral, IRS Enrolled Agent/CPAs

    xxxxxxxxxxxx CEO & President
    Office 585-473-2200
    Cell 585-473-2200
    Highland Hospital of Rochester

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    Richard Simon
    Richard Simon CPA, LLC
    Syosset NY
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  • 2.  RE: Scam Warning

    Posted 02-26-2019 11:16
    Thanks for sharing!

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Una P.Black
    UPBlack & Associates CPA, PLLC
    Telephone 914-665-0726
    Facsimile 914-665-0415
    e-mail upbcpa@msn.com
    website www.upbcpa.com
     
     The best compliment we can receive is an introduction to family,  friends or colleagues from an appreciative client
     
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  • 3.  RE: Scam Warning

    Posted 02-26-2019 12:30

    How much did you charge him? LOL

     

    DONALD INGRAM, CPA
    185 Froehlich Farm Boulevard

    Woodbury. NY 11797

    dicpa@dicpa.com

    tel:
    fax:

    516-681-0201
    516-364-3717

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  • 4.  RE: Scam Warning

    Posted 02-28-2019 10:56
    Thanks for the reminder Richard!  I actually received the exact same message, only it was from a hospital in Houston, Texas. I deleted it as well. -- Mark

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    Mark Wood CPA
    MARK WOOD, CPA
    San Antonio TX
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