Tax Scams

September 26, 2011

Taxpayer Identity Theft On The Rise

Imagine filing your tax return and learning that someone else got your refund by using your name and Social Security number.  It seems that identity theft […]
April 2, 2012

TaxMasters Files For Bankruptcy; Hit with $195 Million Judgment

TaxMasters, the tax firm known for late night commercials featuring Patrick Cox, its red-bearded founder, has filed for bankruptcy and lost a huge civil suit, all in […]
April 25, 2012

Florida Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft and Wire Fraud

According to the Justice Department and the IRS, Ernst Pierre, a Florida tax preparer, plead guilty on April 24, 2012, to wire fraud and aggravated identity […]
May 3, 2012

Professional Football Players Charged In Florida Tax Scam

Three former professional football players are among eight individuals who have been charged in a South Florida tax refund and identity theft scheme.  William Joseph of […]