The IRS Just Went On An Identity Thief Rampage [MAP]

The IRS and U.S. Dept. of Justice just released the results of a massive campaign to crack down on suspected identity thieves across the nation.

In just a week, they made arrests in 23 states for alleged identity theft and filing tax refunds.

Here are the numbers: 

105 suspects investigated
23 states targeted
939 criminal charges filed
58 total arrests
80 indictments
10 guilty pleas

The agencies released a map showing cities where authorities nabbed suspects.

Florida is one of the hottest states of identity theft (will they ever catch a break?) and New England states like New Jersey and Connecticut saw their fair share of doors busted in as well. 


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