I.R.S. Alerts People About E-mail Scam

The I.R.S. is warning Americans about an e-mail scam going around.
 
It claims to be from the tax agency and asks for donations to benefit wildfire victims.  When you click the link, it redirects people to a fake web site where they are reportedly ask their bank account information.

An I.R.S. spokesperson says the agency does not send out e-mails as a rule.