Tag Archives: tax refund fraud

It’s Who You Know

Federal tax refund fraud is a growing problem that has the IRS on its toes.  Over the past few years the IRS has intensifyied its efforts to combat refund fraud, but it has been a challenge for the IRS to keep pace. Some … Continue reading

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Postal Workers Assisted in Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

A multimillion dollar tax refund fraud scheme was dismantled by authorities recently, but not after the IRS paid out over $5 million in refunds based on claims made using stolen identities from citizens of Puerto Rico.  “Operation Mass Mail” finally resulted in a … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Case of Refund Fraud

I’ve blogged about refund fraud before.  I’ve even blogged about inmates committing refund fraud from their prison cells, as odd as that may sound.  But the story of Jason Whitfield will Blow. Your. Mind. Whitfield was charged with second degree murder back in November 2011. … Continue reading

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