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Taxpayers fearful of becoming victims of identify theft

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$5 billion dollars. That's how much the IRS paid out in fraudulent tax refunds. They try to stop it, but unfortunately, the burden's on you from becoming the next victim.

Taxpayers who suspect they were victims of identity theft are told to contact the agency's Identity Protection Unit at 1-800-908-4490.

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