Archive for April, 2017

Saturday, April 8th, 2017 @ 9:23AM

Missouri Man Indicted for $12 Million Tax Refund Fraud, Voter Fraud, Illegal Reentry and Felon in Possession of Firearm

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs CFEG reports that the Department of Justice reported on March 29, 2017 that a federal grand jury sitting in St. Louis, Missouri, returned a superseding indictment charging a St. Louis resident for his role in a sophisticated stolen identity refund fraud scheme and…

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Saturday, April 8th, 2017 @ 9:00AM

TREASURY INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR TAX ADMINISTRATION

CFEG reports that the Treasury Inspector for Tax Administration (TIGTA) released a report on April 7, 2017 detailing its interim results of the 2017 tax filing season. CFEG highlights TIGTA’s findings with respect to identity theft tax refund fraud. The full report may be viewed by clicking on the link…

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Saturday, April 8th, 2017 @ 8:09AM

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida introduces a Bill in the United States Senate

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida introduces a Bill in the United States Senate requiring the Secretary of the Treasury to implement security measures in the electronic tax return filing process to prevent tax refund fraud from being perpetrated with electronic identity theft.   CFEG is pleased to announce that a…

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