El Pasoans beware of an e-mail scam that is making the rounds.
The e-mail claims to be from the Internal Revenue Service and asks people to complete a W-4100B2 form. The form asks for a name, date of birth, address, Social Security number, bank account and other personal information.
The e-mail states, "Our records indicate that you are a non-resident alien. As a result, you are exempted from United States of America tax reporting and withholdings. ... Therefore, you are to authenticate the following by completing form W-4100B2, and return to us as soon as possible through the fax number: +1-646-519-7245."
Clay Sanford, an IRS spokesman, said the e-mail has the IRS seal and may look real.
Not just El Paso. I just got one here.