The IRS may have been defrauded of billions of dollars in a long-running scheme that uses the...

|By:, SA News Editor

The IRS may have been defrauded of billions of dollars in a long-running scheme that uses the stolen IDs of Puerto Rican citizens - who don't have to pay income tax - to file fake returns, the WSJ reports. The Feds are struggling to tackle the scam but have prevented false disbursements and achieved convictions, including that of a certified fraud examiner.