Amy sent us in a note regarding an email she had received. It had a subject line of "Economic Stimulus Payment form ID: [SP-251.9475]" and an attachment. The contents were:
"After the last annual calculations of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a Stimulus Payment.
Hmm, look fake?
The attachment was a HTML document named: "Economic Stimulus Payment.htm", the contents of which were:
When we retrieve that page we get:
Which gave me a 404 when I attempted to grab a copy.
Moral of the story, if it looks too good to be true, it is. The IRS will hopefully not be emailing out forms for economic stimulus payments any time soon.
Adrien de Beaupre
Feb 6th 2009
1 decade ago