Don't fall for this scam as IRS child tax credit payouts hit bank accounts

Don't fall for this scam as IRS child tax credit payouts hit bank accounts

Don't fall for this scam as IRS child tax credit payouts hit bank accounts The third round of monthly advance payments for the child tax credit was scheduled to hit bank accounts Wednesday, given it's Sept. 15. So what better time for the scammers to text our phones with promises of big cash? On the night of Sept. 14, I received this text: "Apply for government pandemic extra stimulus bonus of $1,400." Of course, the message said all I needed to do was click on the link in the text to "submit your details." Mind you, there's no such thing as an extra stimulus bonus even if people are talking about getting money now. ►Want Daily Money?Get financial insights and news in our daily newsletter ►How to stretch those dollars:4 …
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