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Investigating Tax Refund Fraud

The IRS has reported a significant increase in identity theft-related tax refund fraud over the past several years...and anyone with a Social Security number could become a victim. But the FBI—working with our partners at the IRS and U.S. Secret Service and through liaison efforts with banks—is doing its part combat these crimes, which not only victimize law-abiding individuals but all honest U.S. taxpayers who ultimately foot the bill for this stolen revenue.

Investigating Tax Refund Fraud

Tax Form 1040 and Refund Check

The IRS has reported a significant increase in identity theft-related tax refund fraud over the past several years...and anyone with a Social Security number could become a victim. But the FBI—working with our partners at the IRS and U.S. Secret Service and through liaison efforts with banks—is doing its part combat these crimes, which not only victimize law-abiding individuals but all honest U.S. taxpayers who ultimately foot the bill for this stolen revenue.

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Mar 18, 2014 05:00 PM