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Tax Refund Fraud

Tax refund fraud involves identity theft, fraudulent W-2 forms and the online filing of an illicit tax return for the purpose of receiving a tax refund for deposit into the account of the fraudster.

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Tax refund fraud involves identity theft, fraudulent W-2 forms and the online filing of an illicit tax return for the purpose of receiving a tax refund for deposit into the account of the fraudster or a money mule acting on behalf of the fraudster.

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Did someone send you a check and ask you to send some money back?
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