IRS Says Thieves Stole Tax Info From 100,000
WASHINGTON (AP) —The IRS says a breach on its website was part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds.
The IRS says more than 100,000 taxpayers have had their personal tax information stolen from an online system called "Get Transcript," which allows taxpayers to get tax returns and other tax filings from previous years.
The IRS says it's providing credit monitoring services to taxpayers whose information was accessed.
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