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Cops warn of tax fraud syndicate

Durban police on Friday warned about the sharp increase of fraud cases involving South African Revenue Services (SARS) tax returns which had been opened at Point Road station in the city centre since the beginning of this month.
by TaxWorldWeb on Jul 16, 2016

Lionel Messi Sentenced to 21 Months Jail for Tax Fraud Case in Barcelona

  Barcelona Super star Football Player Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months of jail for three counts of tax fraud. Barcelona court found Messi guilty in tax fraud case on Wednesday, 6 July 2016. Along with Lionel, his father Jorge Messi...
by Rustom Movie Trailer on Jul 7, 2016

Fc Barcelona Forward Neymar fined €45m for Tax Fraud

Fc Barcelona Forward Neymar fined €45m for Tax Fraud Neymar jnr may yet be facing a heavy fine as he has been accused of tax fraud. The FC Barcelona forward was found guilty by the judge at a Rio de Janeiro federal court on Friday, the judge ruled...
by on Mar 21, 2016

Tax Scams Are Up 400% This Year

Here’s your annual reminder that the email in your inbox from the IRS is most definitely a scam.
by TaxWorldWeb on Feb 19, 2016

IRS warns of tax scams

Utah residents should be wary if they receive any calls from a person who says they are with the Internal Revenue Service.v...
by TaxWorldWeb on Jan 30, 2016

IRS Identity Fraud Prevention Specialist Arrested For Identity Fraud, Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

In late spring of last year, more than 100,000 taxpayers had their personally-identifiable information accessed by criminals. It wasn’t a security breach, nor was it accomplished by “hacking.” Instead, it was the result of the IRS u...
by TaxWorldWeb on Jan 4, 2016

Tax Scams are Once Again on the Rise

Tax scammers are again at work and your small businesses could be vulnerable just like other consumers. Authorities insist calls from scammers claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service are on the rise around the country.
by TaxWorldWeb on Nov 24, 2015

ATO considers tougher security controls as more victims of tax refund theft come forward

The Australian Taxation Office’s second commissioner says the department is considering whether it needs to implement additional identification checks to stop thousands of tax refund dollars from being diverted to criminals who hijack people...
by TaxWorldWeb on Nov 19, 2015

IRS beefs up efforts against tax refund fraud

Continuing an effort to battle taxpayer identity-theft, IRS and tax industry leaders said Tuesday they’ve tested more than 20 new data elements on tax returns that will be used in 2016 to prevent fraudulent refunds.
by TaxWorldWeb on Oct 20, 2015

KPMG Offshore ‘Sham’ Deceived Tax Authorities, CRA Alleges

A wealthy Victoria, B.C., family paid virtually no tax over a span of eight years – and even obtained federal and provincial tax credits – while being involved in an offshore tax “sham” developed by one of the country’s most res...
by TaxWorldWeb on Sep 10, 2015

Azerbaijan: Poor and Naïve Targeted by Tax Scammers

On paper, Tarikh Hajiyev is the founder of seven companies in Azerbaijan. The legal address for all of them is Fuzuli District, Zobujuq town, house 189. That is, indeed, the modest house where he lives.
by TaxWorldWeb on Jul 23, 2015

IRS, industry to share data to fight tax fraud

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced a government-industry information-sharing initiative to fight identity theft and refund fraud.
by TaxWorldWeb on Jun 23, 2015

New joint effort to combat U.S. tax identity theft

A spate of tax-refund thefts is bringing changes for taxpayers who file more than 200 million federal and state returns.
by TaxWorldWeb on Jun 20, 2015

IRS Announces New Steps To Protect Taxpayers From Identity Theft Tax Fraud

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen, leading tax partners and state tax administrators have announced new steps to protect taxpayers from identity theft tax fraud, including a new collaborative effort between public and private...
by TaxWorldWeb on Jun 11, 2015

FBI says it’s investigating identity theft at US tax agency

The FBI says it’s begun an investigation into the theft of personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from the website of the U.S tax collecting agency, the Internal Revenue Service.
by TaxWorldWeb on May 29, 2015

Brazil Probes Alleged Mass Tax Fraud

Prosecutors are investigating allegations that Brazilian tax authorities solicited bribes from major companies in exchange for reducing their liabilities in corporate tax disputes, officials say.
by TaxWorldWeb on Apr 7, 2015

RBC Bahamas Unit Faulted in Probe of Tax Fraud, Money Laundering

Royal Bank of Canada, Canada’s second-largest lender, said French prosecutors are recommending a Bahamas wealth-management unit be punished in a probe of tax fraud and money laundering. A French prosecutor recommended Royal Bank’s Bahamas wealth...
by Spaced Out Magazine on Feb 25, 2015

IRS warns of phishing tax scams, fake emails

And they come out in force around tax time, trying to trick you into sending them your address, Social Security number, credit card number, bank account number or any other valuable piece of information that can help them rob your identity or your mo...
by TaxWorldWeb on Jan 23, 2015

Cruel tax scam hackers in bid to FLEECE hard-working Brits

British taxpayers have been warned to be on “high alert” for digital scammers looking to steal their cash.
by TaxWorldWeb on Jan 19, 2015

Billions of rupees sales tax scam unearthed

The Directorate General of Intelligence & Investigation (IR) has unearthed tax evasion of Rs4693.45 million in the case of HP’s Corporate Resellers and Distributors till yesterday.
by TaxWorldWeb on Dec 21, 2014

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