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Schemer in “massive” identity theft fraud gets 4 years in slammer

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    Identity theft is a raging problem but at least some scammers are getting their comeuppance.

    The Department of Justice today touted that one scammer got four years in prison for his part in a $4.4 million fraudulent federal income tax return scheme that, according to court documents involved the filing of at least 12,000 fraudulent federal income tax returns that sought refunds of at least $42 million from the U.S. Treasury.

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