IRS: Identity theft prosecutions double in 2013

IRS: Identity theft prosecutions double in 2013

WASHINGTON The Internal Revenue Service is seeing a big jump in thieves stealing Social Security numbers to fraudulently claim tax refunds, the agency said Tuesday.

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