IRS’s Top 10 Identity Theft Prosecutions: Criminal Investigation Continues Efforts to Halt Refund Fraud

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 @ 3:59PM

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CFEG reports that as part of the continued crackdown on refund fraud and identity theft, the Internal Revenue Service released on March 21, 2016 the Top 10 Identity Theft Prosecutions for Fiscal Year 2015. These prosecutions are part of the wide-ranging strategy to combat refund fraud and assist taxpayers through detection, prevention and resolving identity theft cases in a timely manner.

The IRS continues fighting identity theft on several fronts, including the Security Summit initiative where the IRS has joined with the states and the nation’s tax industry to beef up prevention and detection of fraudulent returns. “These efforts go hand-in-hand with important Criminal Investigation work, where agents work to bring identity thieves to justice across the nation.

To read more click the link below and obtain the details of the top 10 Identity Theft Prosecutions for Fiscal Year 2015.

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