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Rep. Israel Warns Of People Stealing Identities To Get Tax Refunds

You have probably heard about people stealing identities to open credit cards and purchase cars. But there a growing problem – people getting tax refunds after stealing someone’s identity.

02/22/2013

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7 Charged In $14 Million Internet Ad Fraud Case

Federal authorities say a crew of Internet bandits devised an international scheme to hijack more than 4 million computers worldwide to generate at least $14 million in fraudulent profits.

11/09/2011

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Prison Term For 2 New Jersey Men Convicted In Tax Fraud Case

Prosecutors said the men and several co-conspirators used personal information of hundreds of identity theft victims to create false income tax returns and generate refund checks. The checks were deposited into two dozen bank accounts the conspirators controlled.

07/26/2011

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Conn. Hopes To Recoup $2.5M In Unemployment Fraud

Connecticut officials say hundreds of people have defrauded the state by collecting $2.5 million in unemployment benefits they do not deserve.

12/12/2010

Former Chris Shays Campaign Manager Sentenced

Michael Sohn got 37 months in prison for embezzling more than $250,000 in campaign funds from Shays.

09/22/2010

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