Every year during tax season, there are numerous cases of tax fraud. Some of these cases of fraud are even committed in prison by the inmates. Over the last fve years about $123 million in tax refunds have been fraudulently received by prison inmates through phony applications made from behind prison bars.
Four senators, namely Senators Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, Bill Nelson of Florida, Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Charles Schumer of New York place the blame squarely at the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the IRS who they say have failed to cooperate with one another to stem the rise of tax fraud committed by criminals. Often prisoners use their own names or that of an accomplice outside the prison to falsely claim for tax refunds.
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