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Apparently in the US there is an online tool called the IRS stimulus portal you use to apply for your $1200 coronavirus stimulus cheque. It appears anyone can enter anyone else's details to see if they have already applied. American landlords have been using the tool to check whether their tenants have claimed the payment and are then harassing them by text for payment. Nasty. 

https://www.indy100.com/article/stimulus-check-rent-landlord-track-cheque-irs-9474166

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2 hours ago, regprentice said:

Apparently in the US there is an online tool called the IRS stimulus portal you use to apply for your $1200 coronavirus stimulus cheque. It appears anyone can enter anyone else's details to see if they have already applied. American landlords have been using the tool to check whether their tenants have claimed the payment and are then harassing them by text for payment. Nasty. 

https://www.indy100.com/article/stimulus-check-rent-landlord-track-cheque-irs-9474166

Nasty in more ways than one - the American dream has been totally hollowed out 

https://apple.news/AXgewQUVUT3KfpmAgNFtFxg

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11 hours ago, GregBowman said:

Nasty in more ways than one - the American dream has been totally hollowed out

Thought that was the American Dream - you too can make your way to success. Nothing about in it saying that it can't be done by pi$$ing on others.

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41 minutes ago, Riedquat said:

Thought that was the American Dream - you too can make your way to success. Nothing about in it saying that it can't be done by pi$$ing on others.

The American dream is you can THINK you can make your way to success. Same as you can think your way to a lottery win.

The saving grace for the US is that most are open and willing to help their neighbour.  Even in the most redneck of States I've gone to you get welcomed to dinner and helped out if you end up in trouble. 

 

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3 hours ago, msi said:

The American dream is you can THINK you can make your way to success. Same as you can think your way to a lottery win.

The saving grace for the US is that most are open and willing to help their neighbour.  Even in the most redneck of States I've gone to you get welcomed to dinner and helped out if you end up in trouble. 

 

Unless you’re black, a journalist, Chinese, a refugee, an illegal immigrant, Jewish, gay etc etc 

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