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IRS: Thieves Obtained Information On 100,000 Taxpayers From Transcript System

A tax transcript is a document from the IRS that shows key information from tax returns that you’ve already filed, or changes to what you and the government owe each other that may have been made after the return was filed. 19 more words

IRS paid out $5.8 billion in fraudulent refunds to identity thieves in 2013

Congress is demanding answers over the serious security breach in which the details of more than 100,000 people were snatched by cyber thieves and used to claim fraudulent tax refunds. 174 more words

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IRS Says Thieves Stole Tax Info From 100,000

Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part of an elaborate scheme to steal identities and claim fraudulent tax refunds, the IRS said Tuesday. 135 more words

Criminals Use IRS Website to Steal Data on 104,000 People

A “sophisticated” organized crime syndicate used the IRS website to steal tax forms full of personal financial information on 104,000 taxpayers, the agency said Tuesday. 690 more words

Nation/World

IRS Breach Impacts 100,000 Taxpayers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part of an elaborate scheme to steal identities and claim fraudulent tax refunds, the IRS said Tuesday. 664 more words

National News

Another "unsurprise"

IRS hit by cyberattack, thousands of taxpayers’ information stolen

Fraudsters stole private information from the IRS on more than 100,000 taxpayers and used it to bilk the agency of tens of millions of dollars, Commissioner…

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