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Identity Thieves

Tax Identity Theft: 5 Tips to Help You Not Get Got This Year

Adam Levin | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Adam Levin

How would you cope if the tax refund you were counting on, and were counting the days until you received, just never showed up? How freaked out would you be if you found that it was sent to another address instead?

7 Big Ticket Items (Including NASA's Annual Budget) ID Thieves Could Fund With Your Stolen Tax Refunds

Adam Levin | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Adam Levin

Treasury estimates that the IRS could issue $21 billion to identity thieves over the next five years. For those those of you who are more visual, that's $21,000,000,000. Still need help? Consider the following.

The Threat From Within

Cyrus Vance | Posted 10.15.2012 | New York
Cyrus Vance

ID theft happens everywhere in every type of company. In order for this to be avoided, companies need to review what protections and safeguards they have in place to protect this data from theft, and carefully vet employees who have access to it.

Identity Thieves Filed For $4 Million In Tax Refunds Using Names Of Living And Dead

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The thieves operated their scheme for at least three years from January 2005 to April 2008, allegedly filing more than 1,900 fraudulent tax returns in...

236.com: Identity Thieves - Forgotten Victims Of The Financial Crisis

236.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As recently as 2006, identity theft was still considered one of the most lucrative fields of non-violent crime for computer literate Americans to get ...

Two Types Of Tax Fraud On The Rise

New York TImes | LYNNLEY BROWNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Thieves are increasingly obtaining fraudulent tax refunds by using the identities of lawful taxpayers, according to a government watchdog report relea...