Monday, November 28, 2011

Ease of theft of IRS refunds has eveyone doing it

This is a scary story from the Miami Herald about street criminals joining scammers to steal IRS refunds, as well as identities, with ease. Imagine killing a postman on his rounds to get the master key to condo mailboxes. The arrest and conviction rate is certainly higher for street crimes than for cybercrimes. Evidently the ease of the former make it attractive nevertheless.