SCAM (Not Death Valley Related)
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Posted by Tumbleweed on February 01, 2002 at 11:17:03:
WARNING! PLEASE READ IMMEDIATELY! THIS IS SERIOUS!
If you get an envelope from a company called the "Internal
Revenue Service," DO NOT OPEN IT! This group operates a scam
around this time every year. Their letter claims that you
owe them money, which they will take and use to pay for the
operation of essential functions of the United States
government. This is untrue! The money the IRS collects is
used to fund various inefficien and pointless social
This organization has ties to another shady outfit called
the Social Security Administration, who claim to take money
from your regular paychecks and save it for your retirement.
In truth, the SSA uses the money to pay for the same
misguided make-work projects the IRS helps mastermind. These
scam artists have bilked honest, hard working Americans out
of billions of dollars. Don't be among them!
FORWARD THIS MESSAGE TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW!