Beware of scammers posing as Turbo Tax

Posted at 6:07 PM, Feb 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-09 09:09:08-05

You don't have to be a mastermind to do your taxes, but the e-filing service Turbo Tax is warning us all that there are some masterminds out there trying to steal your refund, or even worse, your identity.

"Spammers are smart enough to know if they send out 100,000, maybe 10,000 will be Turbo Tax customers, so they are going to make someone nervous," said Keppy Phillips Erb of Forbes Media. 

Erb has written several articles about the latest scam where scammers are posing as Turbo Tax through email and voicemails.

Watch video for full story and tips to avoiding becoming a victim.