Illegals bilk taxpayers in $13 million fraud ring ‘This is an extraordinarily serious, large case’
Posted: April 06, 2010 9:24 pm Eastern
By Chelsea Schilling
© 2010 WorldNetDaily
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McDonald told the newspaper that two tax preparation companies, Seguros Internacionales, in Spartanburg and Forest City, N.C., and Poz Servicios Para Hispanos, in Boiling Springs, and associated individuals filed at least 10,000 federal income tax returns and claimed more than $22 million in refunds. The two firms are said to have been shut down.
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“The fraud can go undetected for years – until the child looks for a job as a teenager,” he explained.
Rubenstein adds that the ACTC is even available to illegals without Social Security numbers. They simply use an Income Taxpayer Identification Number, or ITIN, which he says the “IRS is only too happy to provide.”
According to the report, the General Accounting Office has reported that the IRS estimates between 27 and 32 percent of EITC dollars are collected fraudulently.
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Yeah, when you file your return, think about the EITC and get mad.
The whole income tax fiasco should make you mad anyway, but this should just send you off the deep end!
It does me.
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