Crime Prevention Tips
It is tax season, again! Benjamin Franklin said, “Nothing is certain except death and taxes.” He didn’t say anything about tax refund fraud through identity theft.
As recently as last week, Boca Raton Police officers arrested suspects who were in possession of tax return forms and pre-paid Visa cards associated with those fraudulent forms. The paperwork included the victim’s names, Social Security numbers, addresses and the dollar amounts of the returns. To help guard your identity and reduce the chances of becoming a victim, please take the following precautions: