Nationwide, IRS receives estimated $30 BILLION in fraudulent tax return claims.
Between January 2009 and May 2012, a couple obtained individual tax ID numbers for at least 300 names, fabricated W-2 forms, filed tax returns for each name, then collected refund checks from the IRS, for an average of $4,385 each. Total haul from the scam was over $12 million.
She is from Honduras and came to the US illegally in 1993. He is a native of Guatemala, and obtained legal permanent resident status in 1988.
(Carolina Journal) – RALEIGH, NC – The Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division’s Raleigh office filed a criminal complaint on Jan. 8 in federal court against a Wallace couple, Walda Lorena Luna and her husband Perfecto Ruano, claiming the couple used identity fraud to obtain 2,760 illegal U. S. Treasury refund checks with a total value of $12.1 million. Luna and Ruano were arrested Jan. 11 and taken to the New Hanover County jail in Wilmington.
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