WASHINGTON — After a fight that pitted foes of sex trafficking against advocates of free internet speech, the Justice Department Friday seized the Backpage.com website and raided the home of its co-founder. The site, long a haven for sex ads, began shutting down Friday morning, as FBI agents began taking down a network of web pages… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: April 7th, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: Human Trafficking, News | Tags: Backpage, Backpage.com, Child Sex Trafficking, Commercial Sex, FBI, Human Traffiking, IRS, news, U.S. Justice Department, US Postal Inspection Service | Comments Off on Feds take down Backpage.com, an online haven for sex ads
Michael ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino, known for his role on the “Jersey Shore” TV show, admitted Friday to not paying the full amount of taxes for 2011. The reality television star pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion in federal court in Newark before Judge Susan D. Wigenton as part of a plea deal in the… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: January 19th, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: Jersey Shore, New Jersey | Tags: IRS, Jersey Shore, Marc Sorrentino, Michael Sorrentino, Mike The Situation Sorrentino, New Jersey, Tax evasion | Comments Off on Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino admits he’s guilty of tax evasion
Tax Day is April 18 this year, giving us three extra days to prepare our annual fiduciary sacrifice to the Internal Revenue Service. And who do we have to thank? How about Abraham Lincoln? The deadline for filing federal taxes is April 15, unless its fall on a Saturday or Sunday, in which case Tax Day… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: April 10th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: IRS, Taxes | Tags: Emancipation Day, IRS, Taxes | Comments Off on Why is Tax Day April 18 this year?
The IRS announced last week that more taxpayers than initially thought may be the victims of transcript fraud. It basically happened because the IRS website security system was too easy to crack. Now at least 724,000 taxpayers had data swiped by thieves who finagled their way into the IRS’ Get Transcript system, the IRS said. The… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: March 3rd, 2016 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: IRS | Tags: IRS, IRS Get Transcript, IRS website security, news, Transcript Fraud | Comments Off on Bamboozled: IRS tells fraud victims to use flawed system as a fix
When the IRS and law enforcement officials issue warnings about phone scams involving tax collection, they always say the same thing: The IRS will never call you out of the blue to demand payment. That could change, according to legislators concerned about a little surprise tucked into a recently signed federal bill. A provision in the… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: December 12th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Bob Menendez, IRS | Tags: IRS, Phone Scams, Robo Calls, Sen Bob Menendez | Comments Off on The IRS could soon call you about debt collection, and it’s not a scam
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Monday revised its estimate of the number of taxpayer accounts hacked in May, and said it was more than twice the number initially reported. According to the agency, hackers gained access to 330,000 accounts and tried to break into another 280,000. The agency had initially said in May that hackers used… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 18th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: IRS, News | Tags: Internal Revenue Service, IRS, IRS hack | Comments Off on IRS Revises Number of Hacked Accounts To Over 300,000
Phone scammers are targeting local residents with aggressive phone calls claiming that they are from the IRS and threatening jail if the residents don’t pay immediately, according to a statement by the the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.
The callers take various approaches to extort money by either demanding that funds be paid immediately or in some cases saying that there is a refund due. Whichever tactic the caller uses, the objective is to trick unsuspecting resident to give over private information.admin | Filed under: Crime, IRS, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: Christopher J. Gramiccioni, Crime, Fraud, IRS, Jonathan D Larsen, Marc C. LeMieux, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, news, Phone scam | Comments Off on Beware of scammers claiming to be from the IRS