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November 2018 Archives

Beware of bogus emails about tax transcripts: 3 safety tips

Scams involving attempts by fraudsters to improperly obtain personal or business data never go out of season. The latest reminder of this came shortly before Thanksgiving, when the IRS issued a warning about a spike in bogus emails containing the phrase “tax transcript” in the subject line.

IRS Criminal Investigation snapshot reflects digital shift

The agency overview highlights the amount of data seized during tax fraud and other financial crimes investigations in the last year: 1.76 petabytes. How much is that? It is huge and equivalent to 4,000 digital photos a day over your lifetime. Our brains are estimated to store memory data equivalent to 2.5 petabytes.