Video: Thieves Targeting Mailboxes For W-2s, So They Can Steal Tax Refunds

ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Thieves are targeting mailboxes in search of tax documents to help them file fake returns and steal people’s tax refunds.

Nearly a dozen cities have been hit in the past few weeks, and if the crooks go their hands on a W-2, they have everything they need to file a tax return in someone else’s name and claim their money.

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  • Johnny Pyro

    Such a great thing that the post office did, taking mailboxes from houses and putting them in a cluster on the street corners.