Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release

February 7, 2013
Contact: Whitney Ray
Phone: (850) 245-0150

Attorney General Bondi Warns of Identity Theft and Tax-Related Scams this Tax Season

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –Attorney General Pam Bondi urges Floridians to use caution when filing tax returns and to be aware of identity theft and tax-related scams.

“Any signs of tax fraud or identity theft, such as receiving a letter that your tax return has been filed when it has not, should be reported to my office by calling 1-866-9-NO-SCAM,” stated Attorney General Pam Bondi.

Below are tips to avoid identity theft and tax fraud:

Consumers should file complaints about tax-related scams and any other types of fraud by calling the Attorney General’s fraud hotline, 1-866-9-NO-SCAM (1-866-966-7226), or by filing a complaint online at