How to spot a tax scam from a mile away

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Tax season is here, but so are the con artists! Scammers will call you, text you, even contact you on Facebook to try to trick you into giving up your personal information. Then not only can they steal your identity, but they can file a tax return in your name and claim your refund!

FOX43's Caitlin Sinett went to local finance experts, where she heard some horror stories about how everyday people can get ripped off. Watch this story tonight on FOX43 News at 10, and we'll give you some easy ways to sniff out the scams.