(CBS DETROIT) — With tax season ongoing, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s offoce released a consumer alert about the most popular scams.

With IRS scams, fraudsters will try to obtain your information by sending text messages. However, federal officials say the agency will not send a text.

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There are also federal winning lottery notices, except there is not a government entity involved.

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Additionally, Nessel recently released a video addressing pet scams.

Officials say to watch for signs of scam, such as scammers asking for too much of your personal information.

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