It’s been more than six months since Congress approved the third stimulus checks, and millions of people have already got their money. There are, however, some eligible people that are still eagerly waiting for their stimulus checks. This is what scammers are taking advantage of by sending fake third coronavirus stimulus checks emails to people waiting for their payment.
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How Do These Fake Third Coronavirus Stimulus Checks Emails Work?
Congress approved the third stimulus checks of up to $1,400 in March this year. Most of the payments have already been sent, and the IRS will continue sending the payment to the remaining eligible households through the end of 2021.
Thus, those who haven’t yet got the third stimulus check are waiting for the agency to send their payment. Additionally, there are many people who believe they qualify for the third payment because they qualified for the first and second payment. However, in reality, they may or may not qualify, depending on the eligibility requirements. So, such people are also waiting for their third stimulus check.
Scammers are targeting such people by sending them fake third coronavirus stimulus checks emails, pretending it to be from the IRS. These fake emails try to lure people by promising them their third stimulus check if they click on the provided link, which as per the email will direct…