Tags Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

IRS used vape store receipts to gather evidence against alleged Ukrainian scammer

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

A number of innocuous messages proved valuable for U.S. investigators trying to slow an accused identity thief.

Hacker, money launderer sentenced to prison for scamming tax preparers and COVID-19 relief programs

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

The scheme, which included a money laundering operation, netted $280,000 from COVID-19 relief in one state alone.

Russian scammer 'Kusok,' who stole $1.5 million via tax fraud, sentenced to 5 years

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

Anton Bogdanov originally faced up to 27 years in prison.