Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud (Part 2)
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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. Here's how the IRS is protecting victims, pursuing the criminals and ways all of us can fight this scourge.
Holtfreter, R.E.; McLeod, T.; & Harrington, A. (2014). Identity theft tax refund fraud (Part 2). Fraud, 29(3), 20-26.
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