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Action Alerts - Tax Fraud Scam

Call the Archdiocese of Seattle Identity Theft Help Line at 1-866-329-5954

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FROM THE ARCHBISHOP
 
Letter from Archbishop Sartain
Posted March 20, 2014
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Carta del Arzobispo Sartain
Publicado el 21 de marzo de 2014
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LATEST INFORMATION
 
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to the most frequently asked questions posed on the Tax Fraud and Identity Theft issue.
Updated June 20, 2014
FAQs
A Video Statement by Archbishop Peter Sartain
YouTube video posted on April 15, 2014
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A video presentation by James P. Murphy
Youtube Video presentation posted on April 15, 2014
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Steps you can take
Updated on April 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm
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Pasos que Debe Tomar
Actualizado el 4 de abril de 2014 a las 1:00 pm
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Những Việc Cần Làm
Updated on April 9, 2014 at 3:33 pm
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긴급 공고
Korean translation updated March 7
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TAX FRAUD MEDIA CENTER
 
Few answers on tax fraud within Archdiocese of Portland
This article, posted on May 1 on OregonLive (The Oregonian) shows a comparison between the ongoing problems and steps taken by both Archdioceses of Portland and Seattle.
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Indictment alleges scam artists defrauded government of $10 million
Scam artists duped the Internal Revenue Service into handing over $10 million by using stolen identifications to file 2,400 fake income tax returns over seven years, federal officials said on Wednesday in Pittsburgh. ~TribLive 4/24/2014
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$4 billion: Bogus tax refunds a growing problem
Yahoo News April 10, 2014
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What to do when you're victimized by identity theft or tax return fraud
The Oregonian (Oregon Live) April 5, 2014
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Attorney General Holder Calls Tax Refund Fraud and Identity Theft a "Rising Threat"
USDOJ Briefing Room - A video essage from the Attorney General
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IRS PUBLICATIONS AND RESOURCES
 
Request for Checks, debit cards and other documents
Where to send checks, debit cards and other documents that may have been filed by identity thieves.
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Identity Theft Prevention and Victim Assistance
IRS Publication 4535 in English and Spanish
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Form 14039 - Identity Theft Affidavit
For actual or potential victims of identity theft
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Identity Theft Victim Form
Form to report the circumstances of your identity theft to the Treasury.
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Helpful IRS resources
Publications, articles, YouTube videos and other identity theft related outreach
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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
 
Equifax Credit Report
Place a 90 Day Fraud Alert on your credit report
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