May 22, 2017

Private Eye Allegedly Used Leaky Goverment Tool in Bid to Find Tax Data on Trump

This post was originally published on this siteIn March 2017, KrebsOnSecurity warned that thieves who perpetrate tax refund fraud with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service were leveraging a widely-used online student loan tool to find critical data on consumers that allows them to claim huge refunds with the IRS in someone else’s name. This week, it emerged that a Louisiana-based private investigator is being charged with using the same online tool to glean tax data on then-presidential candidate Donald J. Trump. A story today at points to court filings in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, in […]