Did you know that car breaks in may lead to identity theft? You can prevent identity theft by not storing personal identifying information in your car. Texas car burglaries are a big problem for consumers and may lead to identity theft. In 2015, over 67,000 cars were broken into or stolen. Dallas averaged almost 12,000 incidents [...]
Tax season is here and so are tax identity thieves. According to a special report, prepared by Cristin Severance of CBS 11, Dallas residents, Kevin Spurgeon and Stacy Lamm, recently filed their 2017 tax return. The two thought they were doing good by filing their return prior to the deadline; however, the IRS put a hold on the refunds.
Some US banks awash in ID theft tax-fraud proceeds as IRS cracks down Reuters Blogs (blog) Identity-theft tax fraud schemes typically involve using an unwitting victim's name, social security number and date of birth to file an online tax return in his or her name and routing the resulting IRS refund payment to an untraceable [...]