Exploring Tax Identity Theft

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Criminals are using stolen and fabricated identities to file fraudulent tax returns and apply for undeserved government benefits at an alarming rate. Watch this video to learn about the differences between tax identity theft and governmental identity theft and hear tips on how to limit the occurrence of both. Eva Velasquez, President & CEO of the Identity Theft Resource Center, is one of the experts that provides suggestions on how consumers, businesses and government entities can use new technology to minimize how personal information is stolen.

In honor of Fraud Awareness Week, we are changing things up and providing a video for each day. Click the link below to watch the ”Exploring Tax Identity Theft” video:







Here are some recent articles relating to Tax Identity Fraud.

? Starving Artist, Federal Tax Identity Fraud Article, Published on August 1st

? Inside Job, Federal Tax Identity Fraud Article, Published on July 25th

? Alert to Looted Treasures, Federal Tax Identity Fraud Article, Published on January 15th

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Larry Benson
Larry Benson is currently the Director of Strategic Alliances for Revenue Discovery and Recovery at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. In this role, Benson is responsible for developing partnerships for the tax and revenue and child support enforcement verticals. He focuses on embedded companies that have a need for third-party analytics to enhance their current offerings.