More than 200 Actions Taken in Past Week in 23 States
For more information, see the Special Identity Theft Enforcement Efforts – 2012 page.
IR-2012-13, Jan. 31, 2012
WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department today announced the results of a massive national sweep cracking down on suspected identity theft perpetrators as part of a stepped-up effort against refund fraud and identity theft.
Working with the Justice Department’s Tax Division and local U.S. Attorneys’ offices, the nationwide effort targeted 105 people in 23 states. The coast-to-coast effort took place over the last » Read more..