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Family that Commits Identity Theft Together Goes to Prison Together

Mary Young and her husband, Christian Young, and her son, Octavious Reeves, have been sentenced to prison for their involvement in a stolen identity refund fraud scheme. Mary Young was sentenced to serve 87 months in prison, Christian Young was sentenced to serve 70 months in prison, and Octavious...

550,000 Identities Stolen in Tax Refund Fraud Schemes

Stolen identity tax refund fraud schemes are a large problem. Now we know just how large. The IRS has identified more than 550,000 taxpayers who had their identities stolen from 2008 through May 2012 for the purpose of claiming false refunds in their names. Federal prosecutors say that they are...