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IRS Raises Taxpayer Data Theft For Second Time To 720,000 Filers

Posted on February 28th, 2016.

The IRS for the second time has revised the estimated damage of a big theft of American taxpayer data; it now thinks 720,000 taxpayers have had their information stolen, according to CNN.   In May of 2015, the IRS reported that fraudsters used a tool on its website to access the tax forms of 104,000 people. In August, the agency...