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You go to file your tax return, and it gets rejected by the IRS stating that a return with your social security number has already been filed. How can that be? This past tax filing season saw a rise in the number of tax-related identity theft cases, with information from 104,000 filers being stolen by scammers in recent months.
Topics: identity theft
Jul 22, 2014 10:06:41 AM
This article, from the LA Times, reports about some of the security risks faced by small businesses, including safeguarding their backups and customer credit card info.
Jan 15, 2014 12:47:00 PM
IRS Warns of Phone Scam
The IRS is warning the public about a phone scam that targets people across the nation, including recent immigrants. Callers claiming to be from the IRS tell intended victims they owe taxes and must pay using a pre-paid debit card or wire transfer. The scammers threaten those who refuse to pay with arrest, deportation or loss of a business or driver’s license.
The callers who commit this fraud often:
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