As millions of Americans file their returns, a proportion of them are discovering that someone else beat them to it -- filing with their name and scooping up their refund.
Check out that earlier issue, ID Theft Glut Threatens Taxpayers.
Even so, the crime is just one of a dozen or so tax scams the IRS encounters every year, some of them genuine con tricks that fool filers and other attempts by individuals to scam the IRS.
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