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Identity Theft

Be on Alert for Identity Thieves during Tax Season

Identity theft occurs year-round but the Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) advises taxpayers to be on heightened alert during tax season. Combating tax fraud is a high priority for the Department and works continuously to enact safeguards to protect the public from identity thieves and scammers. In recent schemes, thieves impersonate tax personnel using phone

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Watch Out for Identity Theft Thieves during Tax Season

The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) takes identity theft seriously and reminds taxpayers that tax filing season is a time to be aware of identity thieves looking for ways to commit tax fraud. The department points to phishing schemes, card-skimming devices, unsecure Wi-Fi networks, data breaches, computer viruses, unsafe smartphone apps, and hacking email accounts

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