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Urgent Email Fraud Alert!
We learned that a fraudulent email purporting to be from the National Payroll Reporting Consortium, Inc. (NPRC) began circulating nationwide. The "From:" address of this email is National Payroll Reporting Consortium []. In an effort to appear legitimate, the email contains the NPRC banner. This email was NOT sent or authorized by NPRC, and is NOT associated with NPRC. It likely contains malware or viruses that could harm your computer if you click on any links contained in the email or open any attachments.
The text of the fraudulent email follows:  
  It was brought to our attention that your company made numerous misrepresentations regarding worker classification and payroll to fraudulently lower the company's workers' compensation insurance costs and thereby gain an illegal competitive advantage.  
  In order to resolve this issue please fill out the form attached to this email and fax it back to our Fraud Department. Employment tax fraud is a growing concern and represents a large portion of the nation's tax gap.  
  Suspected tax fraud can be reported to the IRS using IRS Form 3949-A, Information Referral. Form 3949-A is available for download from the IRS Web site at  
Evading employment taxes can have serious consequences for employers and the employees.  
If you receive this email, you should immediately delete it, do not respond to it or take any other action.


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Last updated March 04, 2011