The Minnesota Department of Revenue is warning taxpayers of a new scam that targets their personal or banking information. An unknown group calls taxpayers and claims to be ‘Minnesota Revenue’. The callers request additional information is needed to issue a larger refund.

    St. James CPA Bob Yurcek passed along a warning from the Minnesota Department of Revenue.


    “The Minnesota Department of Revenue is warning taxpayers of a new scam that targets their personal or banking information. An unknown group calls taxpayers and claims to be ‘Minnesota Revenue’. The callers request additional information is needed to issue a larger refund.


    “The department never calls taxpayers and asks for personal information to send or increase a refund.”


    The Minnesota Department of Revenue requests you report any suspicious phone calls or emails to them.