Tips to avoid IRS Tax Refund Fraud in 2014

 Tax season is here and the fraudster is chomping at the bit, ready to file fraudulent tax returns using (stealing) your personal information. Stop the fraudster from getting your tax refund check before you have a chance to file your tax return. Here are some ...Read the rest

50 Millions users on LivingSocial – Data stolen by hackers

Stealing Data is worth billions to Organized Crime Rings “Hackers are becoming the new drug lords, but instead of selling drugs they are selling large amounts of valuable data,” says fraud expert Linda Webb, aka The Fraud Dog. What people need to understand is that ...Read the rest

Operation Dirty Money fraud continues in South Florida

More uncovered in “Operation Dirty Money” case BY ANDREA TORRES Authorities said Monday that the co-owners of the family business Diaz Supermarkets were involved in $35 million in fraudulent transactions. The scheme that the Diazes were allegedly involved in is popular in the contractor world, Alexopoulos ...Read the rest

Phishing, Vishing, and Smishing Scams Target Tax Return Recipients

Be on high alert when filing your taxes Scam artists are looking for any way they can to get your personal information in order to steal your tax return money. In latest phishing scams, the fraudster sends you notices that look like they came from ...Read the rest

Tax Scams you’ll want to Avoid

April 15th is “Uncle Sam Day” For the fraudster this means free money from desperate victims.  As victims run feverishly around looking for help to file their taxes, the fraudster’s is there with open arms. These fraudsters prey upon emotions, a sense of urgency, and ...Read the rest

News broke earlier this month that the Department of Justice has filed civil injunction lawsuits in five major cities in an effort to shut down Instant Tax Service and its franchises. The tax service company has allegedly filed tax returns without the consent of its ...Read the rest