CERCA Recap: Identity Fraud & Tax Reform Implementation

The CERCA Spring Conference, held on May 16, capped a broadly successful 2018 filing season that saw tax identity theft reduced by 65-percent from just two years ago. However, the IRS, state tax agencies, and the tax industry are facing new challenges: Fraudsters are using more sophisticated schemes, with business identity theft and account takeovers of tax [Read More…]

Are you Failing or Prevailing Against Fraud?

The growth of identity fraud shows few signs of slowing and technology has enabled easier access to consumer data that savvy fraudsters use to build synthetic IDs. These fake IDs are then used to acquire phone, cable, electricity and related services. Particularly in the communications and utilities industries, access to stolen identities is higher than [Read More…]