Identity Theft and Your Taxes

by | Feb 15, 2016 | Taxes

If you have tried to electronically file your tax return only to find out that the IRS says you have already filed, then you may be a victim of identity theft. Call WABC immediately for help. Tax fraud through the use of identity theft has become more prevalent in the past couple years. Hackers are attacking everywhere including the IRS. See the article posted in PCWorld last week.


Identity thieves obtain 100,000 electronic filing PINs from IRS system


The Internal Revenue Service was the target of an attack that used stolen social security numbers and other taxpayer data to obtain PINs that can be used to file tax returns electronically.

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