Posted on October 13th, 2009 No comments
The IRS recorded more than 51,000 cases of taxpayer identity theft in 2008 and paid out $15 million in fraudulent refunds, and a GAO report finds that internal information security weaknesses constitute some of the most significant challenges faced by the agency.
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IRS wins some, loses a few in fight against identity theft and data loss
Posted on October 9th, 2009 No comments
GAO recommends stronger performance measures to assess whether fraud-detection initiatives are effective.