Monday, March 8, 2021

Crackdown on Tax Refund Fraud Catches Prisoners Filing $4.4 Billion in Fraudulent Returns

TIME recently reported that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has ratcheted up its efforts to identify prisoners conducting tax refund fraud. (What a novel approach – checking to see if prisoners are still perpetrating crime.). The article points out that ''the issue of prisoners...

Tax Refund Fraudsters Use SSA’s Death Index to Steal Kids’ Identities

Have you ever heard of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Death Master File? It is the latest tool used by fraudsters to steal identities. According to a report by Scripps Howard News Service, ''Crooks are pocketing fraudulent tax refunds after filing returns with personal...
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