Premier Tax

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Date Breach Made Public: 
February 3, 2013
United States
Alabama US

The area of Alabama where the breach occurred is unclear.

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Six people who worked in tax preparation were charged with fraud and filing false tax returns in March of 2012.  Over 1,000 false tax returns were filed between October 2009 and April 2012.  The fraudulent returns totalled more than $1.7 million.  

UPDATE (01/29/2013): Two others were linked to the conspiracy and charged.  One of them was an employee of an unnamed Alabama state agency. She was able to access a state database of personal information and provide it to others in the identity theft ring.