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IRS Fraudsters Caught in Federal Investigation

IRS Fraudsters Caught in Federal Investigation

(Washington) MSN is reporting that investigators for the Treasury Department have identified and arrested five Miami residents allegedly responsible for $2 million of the $36 million lost due to recent IRS phone scams. According to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, starting in April, scammers started asking for payment in Apple iTunes cards. Similar scams have been reported to Gillette law enforcement involving both iTunes cards and moneygrams. The Federal investigation will continue as the Treasury Department attempts to find any copycat scammers or co-conspirators to the Miami group. *Photo h/t Wikimedia // Pitchengine Communities* #county17 #news