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NASHVILLE (WSMV) – The Better Business Bureau of Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky is warning people of a new scam to attempt to steal personal information.

This newest scam is based around a third round of Economic Impact Payments.

It is being reported that people are receiving fake emails and texts about tracking their third round of payments.

The email is coming from an address claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service claiming that their third round of payments is available.

The email states that they “have determined that you are eligible to receive a payment” with a button to submit an application.

The application is actually a way for people to phish for personal details from you and commit identity theft.

When clicking the link, you are then redirected to a website named “Get My Payment” which…

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