Archive for Identity Theft

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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Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 @ 5:28PM

Results of the 2016 Filing Season

Results of the 2016 Filing Season CFEG reports that on February 3, 2017 the Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration (TIGTA) issued its report on the Results of the 2016 Filing Season dated January 31, 2017. While the objective of TIGTA’s review was to evaluate whether the IRS timely and…

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Thursday, January 5th, 2017 @ 7:00PM

Palm Beach Resident Pleads Guilty in Stolen Identity Tax Fraud Scheme

Palm Beach Resident Pleads Guilty in Stolen Identity Tax Fraud Scheme CFEG reports that the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida released a statement that a Palm Beach resident pled guilty for his role in a stolen identity tax refund scheme. The full report may be viewed by clicking…

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Thursday, January 5th, 2017 @ 6:59PM

Georgia Postal Employee Indicted For His Role in a Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Georgia Postal Employee Indicted For His Role in a Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme CFEG reports that the Department of Justice released a statement that a Georgia Postal employee was recently indicted for his role in a stolen identity refund fraud conspiracy. The full report may be viewed by clicking…

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