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(HOUSTON, TX)–The Harris County DA’s office wants to remind residents that with every tax season comes tax scam season.


Assistant DA Amy Bolletino says unfortunately, when it comes to taxes, a lot of people are too over-trusting.




Bolletino says once scammers get a hold of your name and social security number it’s pretty easy for them to fill out a return and get away with your money.  She says you should always do your research before filing your tax return and make sure you’re giving your information to a trusted tax preparer.


There were nearly 15 hundred identity theft related criminal investigations in Harris County in 2013.

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