TODAY   |  April 24, 2014

$10 million tax-refund scam revealed

Five people have been charged in connection to a massive identity theft ring that reportedly defrauded the U.S. Treasury of more than $10 million.

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>>> five people have been charged in a massive ring that defrauded the u.s. treasury of $10 million. they filed at least 2400 fake tax returns seeking $21 million in fraudulent refunds before the scam was discovered the irs had to pay out more than $10 million of those refunds. the suspects allegedly spent some of the money and sent some to nigeria.