The Delaware Division of Revenue would like to alert taxpayers to a new and growing scam involving fraudulent tax refunds being deposited into real taxpayer bank accounts. After the money is deposited, the crooks use various tactics to con taxpayers into turning over those funds. How does it work? Thieves are using schemes, including phishing, […]
The Division of Revenue wants to provide Delawareans with information about one of the most common and costly forms of identity theft – tax return fraud. Tax return fraud occurs when someone uses your Social Security number to file a tax return, and claims a fraudulent refund. It’s important that citizens be aware of the steps they can take if they suspect or have been informed that they have been a victim of tax-related identity theft.