I know we often discuss the scams everyone receives. I receive certain notifications through an emergency e-mail service. This is a new scam that was just updated this month. What was posted on the page looked so real. It is a new IRS scam and the letter head looks really official. I thought I would post this so we can pass it on. I am posting the link so you can look at it if you want. They also have added an address where you can report any scams to the IRS and instructions are there as well so that all important information can be forwarded.
By signing up a debt counseling session, your provided details (Name, Email ID and Phone No.) will be forwarded to the company advertising on the DebtCC. However, you have no obligation to use their services.
Some creditors and collection agencies refuse to lower the payoff amount, interest rate, and fees owed by the consumer.
Creditors/collection agencies can make collection calls and file lawsuits against the consumers represented by the debt relief companies.
Debt relief services may have a negative impact on the consumer's creditworthiness and his overall debt amount may increase due to the accumulation of extra fees.
The amount which the consumer saves with the use of debt relief services can be regarded as taxable income.