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WXXI News: Tax Refund Theft on the Rise

I spoke with WXXI News about tax refund theft and how it’s being done. “Tax preparer David Young, CPA, says thieves obtain a taxpayer’s social security number and birth date, and then create a false W-2 form to claim a refund.  The taxpayer doesn’t learn about the crime until he or she files their tax return and gets a notice from the IRS that someone has already filed under that name and social security number.” READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

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Waste Watch: IRS Refunds Worth $4 Billion Hijacked

Today, I talked more in depth with WHAM, ABC News Channel 13, about how scam artists are hijacking tax refunds to the tune of $4 billion dollars. “Before anyone finds out, they will have your refund loaded on a debit card and will have spent the money,” said David Young, a Certified Public Accountant.“ READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE  

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