Russ Martin: Employment-related identity theft a growing problem
March 13, 2018 9:43 am
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Identity thieves are after more than money and credit card numbers. They’re also using stolen identities to get a job and leave the real person with the tax bill. It was only recently that the IRS started notifying victims of employment-related identity theft. And a program glitch means many have yet to be told. Russ Martin, assistant inspector general for audit returns processing and account services with the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, joined Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin to dive deeper into the details.
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