Beware of tax scams

Producer: Rachel Rothe
Published: Updated:

FORT MYERS, Fla. – It’s tax season, which also means it’s tax scam season.

Right now, Lee County investigators are seeing a rise in scammers using sly tricks to steal your hard-earned money.

So how do you know when it’s the real deal and when it’s a sneaky scammer?

Beth Schell with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office stopped by the WINK News studio with the answer.

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