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IRS Warning: Watch Out For Tax Scams

It’s that time of year again. Tax forms from employers and banks are in the mail and identity thieves will be doing what they can to cash in, fraudulently, on Uncle Sam.

02/09/2014

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Man Sentenced For Stealing 23,000 SSNs, Selling Them To Gang

A federal judge unleashed the maximum sentence on a man who sold prisoners’ Social Security numbers to a gang member who then allegedly filed phony tax-refund claims in their names.

CBS4–02/23/2013

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Eleven Indicted In $34M Tax Fraud, ID Theft Plot

$34 million and the identities of thousands of dead people were at risk in a large-scale tax fraud scheme for which 11 people were indicted Friday.

02/09/2013

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