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In order to receive fraudulent refunds, criminals are stealing legitimate Social Security numbers and names to fill out fake W-2 (wages) and Schedule C (business tax) forms
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Ohioans continue to be targeted by the “grandparent scam,” where scammers pretend to be a grandchild in trouble and ask for money. During spring break season, the scam could be particularly effective.
From counterfeit currency to advertising scams, con artists can target businesses as much as they target consumers.
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Ohioans should beware of the “Uniform Traffic Ticket” scam, in which consumers receive emails stating that they have been caught speeding on camera.