FTC Releases Alert on Tax Identity Theft

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are offering consumers a new way to report tax-related identity theft to the IRS online. Tax-related identity theft happens when someone steals your Social Security number to file a tax return and claims your refund. To report such a theft, go to IdentityTheft.gov.

NCCIC encourages consumers to review the FTC Alert and the NCCIC Tip Preventing and Responding to Identity Theft.

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