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Tax Scams/Consumer Alerts 
 
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For more information on this scam, see IR-2015-31, IRS Warns Tax Preparers to ... Or, victims may be told they have a refund due to try to trick them into sharing ...    
 
 
Tax Scam Warning: Beware of Phony Refund Scheme Abusing ... 
 
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Tax Scam Warning: Beware of Phony Refund Scheme Abusing Popular ... often senior citizens, a tax refund or nonexistent stimulus payment based on the ...    
 
 
4 easy ways to beat tax scams - Mar. 13, 2015 
 
money.cnn.com/2015/03/13/pf/taxes/tax-scams/index.html
As seen with the massive TurboTax refund scam earlier this year, refund fraud and other tax-related identity theft has really taken off. Fending off these fraudsters isn't easy.  
 
 
 
Suspicious e-Mails and Identity Theft - Internal Revenue Service 
 
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Current scams include phony e-mails which claim to come from the IRS and which lure the victims into the scam by telling them that they are due a tax refund.    
 
 
IRS Warns of e-Mail Scam about Tax Refunds 
 
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IRS Warns of e-Mail Scam about Tax Refunds . IR-2005-136, Nov. 30, 2005. WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued a consumer alert about an Internet scam in which consumers receive an e-mail informing them of a tax refund.  
 
 
 
Lesson learned? Teacher sentenced in identity-theft, tax-refund scam 
 
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Feb 12, 2015 ... Elian Matlovsky, a city public school teacher, was part of a scam that filed more than 8000 fraudulent tax returns, resulting in losses to the ...    
 
 
Fake IRS Agent Scam Targets Public, Even Feds, While Identity ... 
 
www.forbes.com/sites/robertwood/2015/03/13/fake-irs...
Tax scams, fraud and identity theft refund claims are running rampant. Senate Finance Committee hearings reveal just how bad it is.  
 
 
 
FBI is investigating fraudulent tax returns filed through TurboTax ... 
 
www.washingtonpost.com
Feb 11, 2015 ... Scam artists allegedly obtained personal information that allowed them to try to steal tax refunds.    
 
 
Tax Refund Scams - ID Theft, Fraudulent Returns, IRS - AARP 
 
www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-02-2012/tax-refund...
Thieves can use your name and Social Security number to get the money the IRS owes you. Learn how to protect yourself from a tax refund scam.  
 
 
 
Beware The Dirty Dozen Tax Scams Of 2015 | Bankrate.com 
 
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Check them out so that you won't become a tax scam victim. ... if not all, of your tax refund, you could face significant penalties and interest for not filing a proper ...    
 
 
20/20 Tax Scams | Learn about tax scams and how to protect ... 
 
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More and more American taxpayers have become aware of tax scams and various methods that criminals use to steal money from people. The IRS itself, together with many tax resolution companies, put a lot of effort into increasing public understanding of the legal approach to tax ...  
 
 
 
4 ways scammers can steal your tax refund - Apr. 8, 2014 
 
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Apr 8, 2014 ... Here are some of the easiest ways scammers are able to steal your identity and how to avoid becoming a victim of tax fraud.    
 
 
Tax refund fraud sharply rising in Indiana 
 
www.indystar.com/story/news/2015/03/12/tax-refund-fraud...
WASHINGTON — Indiana is experiencing a dramatic increase in fraudulent tax refund claims made with stolen identities, the state's tax commissioner said Thursday.  
 
 
 
Biggest IRS scam around: Identity tax refund fraud - CBS News 
 
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Sep 21, 2014 ... The following is a script of "The Tax Refund Scam" which aired on Sept. 21, 2014. Steve Kroft is the correspondent. Ira Rosen, producer.    
 
 
USDOJ: Tax Division: Stolen Identity Refund Fraud 
 
www.justice.gov/tax/Stolen_Identity_Refund_Fraud.htm
Stolen Identity Refund Fraud (SIRF) Enforcement. One of the Tax Division’s highest priorities is prosecuting people who use stolen identities to steal money from the United States Treasury by filing fake tax returns that claim tax refunds.  
 
 
 
Tax Time Scams You Should Avoid - TurboTax Tax Tips & Videos 
 
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... in full force. Learn how to protect yourself from the most common tax scams. ... Nobody can get you a bigger refund than you're entitled to. - Kelly Phillips Erb ...    
 
 
Tax Refund Fraud: Fake Returns Net Gangsters Millions ... 
 
www.bloomberg.com/.../tax-refund-fraud-fake-returns-net...
It wasn’t tax refund fraud he was hunting—just basic card fraud. But it was a window onto the world of street-level financial crime, which was on the rise. During the quiet hours of his midnight shift, ...  
 
 
 
The Tax Refund Scam That's Surging in 2015 | The Fiscal Times 
 
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Mar 5, 2015 ... When Jeff Parish signed on to his TurboTax account recently, he was surprised to see that the popular online filing service had already ...    
 
 
What should real filers do when hit by tax-ID fraud? 
 
www.freep.com/.../03/11/tax-id-fraud-refund-return/24646483
What should tax return ID fraud victims do about it? (Photo: www.jupiterimages.com) Con artists are using stolen Social Security numbers to file fake tax returns to generate fat refunds. Tax filers need Form 14039 if their tax return is rejected this season due to tax-related ID fraud ...  
 
 
 
Scammers Stealing Tax Refunds: What to Know Before You File ... 
 
www.nbcconnecticut.com
Feb 7, 2015 ... The Troubleshooters share information on ways scammers are getting a hold of people's tax refunds and personal information and give you tips ...    
 
 
IRS: Identity theft, tax refund scams on the rise - KXTV 
 
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Mar 3, 2015 ... It's tax season -- which means payday for many criminals. The Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday that tax-related identity theft is on the ...    
 
 
FBI — Investigating Tax Refund Fraud 
 
www.fbi.gov/news/news_blog/investigating-tax-refund-fraud
Investigating Tax Refund Fraud. The IRS has reported a significant increase in identity theft-related tax refund fraud over the past several years...and anyone with a Social Security number could become a victim.  
 
 
 
IRS warns about "dirty dozen" tax scams - USA Today 
 
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Feb 11, 2015 ... The nation's tax agency has counted the ways in its annual list of "dirty ... e-mails or other electronic communications about tax bills or refunds.    
 
 
Tax-Refund Fraud Soaring, Little IRS Can Do - NBC News 
 
www.nbcnews.com/business/taxes/tax-refund-fraud-soaring...
Tax-refund fraud is expected to soar again this tax season, and hit a whopping $21 billion by 2016, from just $6.5 billion two years ago, according to the Internal Revenue Service.  
 
 
 
Watch Out for 2013′s Top Tax Refund Scams 
 
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Tax season is here, and that means tax scams are back in full swing. Keep a look out for these top three ways that scammers prey on unsuspecting taxpayers.  
 
 
 
Tax Refund Scam From Prison Yields More Prison - Forbes 
 
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Aug 24, 2014 ... Some Tax Return Refund Scams Are Run From Prison, Embarrassing For the IRS and Prison Authorities.    
 
 
The Rise in State Tax Refund Fraud — Krebs on Security 
 
krebsonsecurity.com/.../the-rise-in-state-tax-refund-fraud
Intuit: Anti-fraud Improvements by IRS Fuel Up To 3700 Percent Rise in Phony State Filings. Scam artists stole billions of dollars last year from the U.S. Treasury by filing phony federal tax refund requests on millions of Americans.  
 
 
 
IRS Refund Scam - Vermont.gov 
 
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A portion of the e-mail reads, "You filed your tax return and you're expecting a refund. You have just one question and you want the answer now -- Where's My ...    
 
 
Identity theft tax refund fraud - Fraud Magazine Online 
 
www.fraud-magazine.com/article.aspx?id=4294982014
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service calls the scam its No. 1 fraud. Identity thieves are using stolen personally identifiable information to file victims’ tax returns and then receive their refunds.  
 
 
 
FBI — Investigating Tax Refund Fraud 
 
www.fbi.gov
Mar 18, 2014 ... E-scams & Warnings · Sex Offender Registry · Report Threats & Crime ... Increasingly, though, tax refund fraud using stolen identities is fast ...    
 
 
IRS policies help fuel tax refund fraud, officials say - CNN.com 
 
www.cnn.com/2012/03/20/us/tax-refund-scam/index.html
Criminals across the country are raking in billions of dollars in tax refunds through a new and brazen form of fraud that takes advantage of the IRS's fast online returns, law enforcement officials say.  
 
 
 
Fake IRS Agents Target 366,000 in Massive Tax Scam - NBC News ... 
 
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1 day ago ... "The number of complaints we have received about this scam make it the largest, most ... Why Your Tax Refund Could Be Delayed This Year ...    
 
 
Biggest IRS scam around: Identity tax refund fraud - 60 ... 
 
www.cbsnews.com/...irs-scam-around-identity-tax-refund-fraud...
Con artists have been filing bogus tax returns and collecting millions. Steve Kroft finds out how far the scam has gone and why the IRS hasn't been able to stop it.  
 
 
 
IRS releases 'dirty dozen' list of top tax scams | FOX31 Denver 
 
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Feb 20, 2015 ... But there are some dishonest preparers who set up shop each filing season to perpetrate refund fraud, identity theft and other scams that hurt ...    
 
 
Tax Refund Fraud - American Bankers Association 
 
www.aba.com/Tools/Function/Fraud/Pages/TaxRefundFraud.aspx
If you need assistance regarding a tax fraud investigation involving Identity Theft, Questionable Refund Program (QPP) and Return Preparer Program (QRP) scheme, please contact one of the assigned coordinators identified in this list:  
 
 
 
Tax Refund Scam Has Cost Taxpayers Billions for Years « CBS St ... 
 
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Sep 19, 2014 ... It was too easy to resist, says one convicted fraud artist. All he needed was a computer and an easily obtained list of stolen social security ...    
 
 
Nigerian man on the lam following IRS identity tax scam | FOX2now ... 
 
fox2now.com
Feb 25, 2015 ... ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A St. Louis musician is accused of stealing close to $200,000 in tax refunds in an IRS scam. Olufunsho Adeshina, 29, may ...    
 
 
snopes.com: IRS Notification: Rejected Federal Tax Return ... 
 
www.snopes.com/fraud/phishing/irsrefund.asp
Phishing bait: Notice from the IRS indicating the recipient's electronic tax return or payment has been rejected or that the recipient has a refund coming.  
 
 
 
Woman sentenced in tax refund scam - Story - WCPO.com 
 
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CINCINNATI – A Kansas City woman has been sentenced to 24 months in prison for involvement with a federal tax refund scam. The punishment was handed ...    
 
 
Get Garcia: Beware IRS Tax Refund Scam | NBC Southern California 
 
www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/NB4-Get-Garcia-Tax-Scam...
Get Garcia: Beware IRS Tax Refund Scam "These kinds of scams are very clever and they're getting better and better," said Lourdes Souss of the IRS  
 
 
 
"60 Minutes" The Islamic State/The Tax Refund Scam (TV Episode ... 
 
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... the militant Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. "The Tax Refund Scam" examines a scam that has cost the U.S. Treasury billions of dollars in fraudulent tax refunds.    
 
 
Tax Refund Scam - Identity Theft Awareness 
 
www.identity-theft-awareness.com/tax-refund-scam.html
Tax Refund Scam. During the tax season, we may become victims of a tax refund scam because of our overexcitement about tax refunds that make us even more vulnerable to such scams.  
 
 
 
Identity theft tax refund fraud - Fraud Magazine 
 
www.fraud-magazine.com
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service calls the scam its No. 1 fraud. Identity thieves are using stolen personally identifiable information to file victims' tax returns ...    
 
 
Refund ScamRefund Fraud - How To Report Fraud at ... 
 
www.bustathief.com/refund-scam-refund-fraud
This crime has been known as refund scam, refund theft or refund fraud. One may consider it as related to shoplifting. ... Tax Return Fraud; How To Do A Credit Card Chargeback; Forced Clicks And Cookie Stuffing; 5 Ways to Please an Identity Thief; Credit Fraud ...  
 
 
 
Tax Scams and the IRS | Fraud | USA.gov 
 
www.usa.gov
Feb 2, 2015 ... Tax Scam Alert: Identity Theft, Phony E-mails, and the IRS ... Some Telephone Tax Refund Requests May Be Too High; IRS Will Deny Improper ...    
 
 
I Think Someone Stole My Identity! Identity Theft and Tax Fraud 
 
www.efile.com/tax-return-identity-theft-and-refund-fraud
I Think Someone Stole My Identity! Identity Theft and Tax Fraud. Did you efile a tax return, but it was rejected by the IRS because a return with your Social Security number (SSN) was already accepted?  
 
 
 
Fake IRS Agents Target More Than 366000 in Huge Tax Scam ABC ... 
 
abcnews.go.com
1 day ago ... In recent years the IRS has stepped up efforts to detect large numbers of tax refunds going to the same address or bank account.    
 
 
Tax refund e-mail - Financial Scams - Scam Detector 
 
scam-detector.com
Tax refund e-mail - Financial Scams Scenario 1. You're checking your email when you notice a message that seems to be from the government, about your tax ...    
 
 
IRS Tax Refund Phishing Scam - Hoax-Slayer 
 
www.hoax-slayer.com/irs-tax-refund-scam.shtml
IRS Tax Refund Phishing Scam Outline Email, purporting to be from the IRS, claims that the recipient is eligible for a tax refund and should click on an included link to access the refund.  
 
 
 
IRS Impostor Scam Targets Connecticut's Tax Commissioner ... 
 
www.courant.com
Feb 23, 2015 ... IRS impostor scam targets unlikely victim: Connecticut's tax commissioner ... Those anticipating a state or federal income tax refund are ...    
 
 


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