Are identity thieves getting smarter?
Is your Social Security number safe?
Can the IRS stop tax fraud?
find out This Week on FORA.tv
Identity thieves have latched onto a new and lucrative scheme for making money that’s astonishingly simple: they use stolen Social Security numbers to file false tax returns. The IRS first detected the problem in 2008, but they haven’t found a way to stop it yet – in fact, the losses have tripled in the past three years, rising to over $5 billion in fraudulent payments last year. Join The Atlantic and take experts from around the country for a discussion of this pressing problem and potential solutions. Watch January 29