Cleveland, OH (WOIO) - It’s not tax season yet but thieves start setting their traps early.
It is National Tax Security Awareness Week.
The BBB, IRS, FBI and others gathered Thursday to put the word out: this is peak season for the scammers who are trying to get your information.
The experts say this is the time of year where scammers try to get your info so they can file taxes in January with your identity.
They’re warning everyone to be careful.
For tips on how you can protect yourself, click here.