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Identity Thief Steals Nonprofits' Tax IDs, Aided By Hole In IRS Electronic Filing System

Identity Theft

First Posted: 04/16/11 02:29 PM ET Updated: 06/16/11 06:12 AM ET


Someone has hijacked the tax identity of more than 2,300 tiny or defunct nonprofits, apparently taking advantage of a hole in a new electronic Internal Revenue Service filing system to list the same person as a charitable official at the same mail box drop in Las Vegas.

Read the whole story: Forbes


Filed by Victoria Fine  |