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Identity thieves who specialize in tax refund fraud have been busy of late hacking online accounts at multiple tax preparation firms, using them to file phony refund requests.

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The kingpin of a far-reaching identity theft scheme that targeted 16- and 17-year-olds, prison inmates and US soldiers – including some deployed to Afghanistan – has finally been convicted after his case wound through the courts for years. Read More

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The malware delivery trick involving updating links in Word documents is apparently gaining some traction: the latest campaign to use it likely takes the form of fake emails from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The fake email includes an attachment, supposedly a CP2000 notice, which is sent by the IRS when the income and/or payment […]

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