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Dwight Vigna to Head AuthenticAID, Inc.

Rolling Meadows, Ill., June 4, 2015 – Ceannate Corp. announced today that Dwight Vigna, former Director of the Default Division at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid, has been named Senior Vice President of AuthenticAID, a Ceannate subsidiary that works with government agencies to minimize authentication errors, identity theft and tax […]

Additional Actions Could Help IRS Combat the Large, Evolving Threat of Refund Fraud

Identity theft tax refund fraud is a persistent, evolving threat to honest taxpayers and tax administration. It occurs when an identity thief files a fraudulent tax return using a legitimate taxpayer’s identifying information and claims a refund. GAO was asked to review IRS’s efforts to combat IDT refund fraud. This report, the first of a […]

Senate bill tries to combat tax refund fraud

Sen. Charles Schumer used this year’s tax deadline to call for more help for the victims of tax refund fraud, which he said is the most common form of identity fraud. The New York Democrat told reporters Wednesday that he is pushing legislation that would create a new resource at the Internal Revenue Service for […]