According to court documents the convicted man and two co-conspirators, engaged in stolen identity refund fraud from April 2009 to May 2011.
"Saint Marc was responsible for fraudulent tax returns requesting nearly $300,000 of government funds and victimizing more than 45 veterans ."While reportedly the tax fraud occurred from 2009 - 2011 it is unclear when the VA identity thefts occurred, and when and how the VA learned about them. Organizations can proactively detect identity theft and privacy breaches with low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- Department of Justice documents
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(a) Tampa Man Sentenced To More Than Four Years In Prison For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud - www.PHIprivacy.net, 08/19/2014