(update) 30 reports of ID theft at East Chicago tax service

Leah Hope reports that the number of ID theft victims who all used an H&R Block service is growing:

Dozens of East Chicago, Ind., residents who went to H&R Block had their identities stolen, police said.

The IRS and East Chicago police are investigating claims that someone got a hold of taxpayers personal information.

Thirty former clients at the East Chicago, Ind., H&R Block have filed reports with police after their personal information was stolen. The victims discovered the thefts when trying to file taxes this year or after receiving tax return checks with incorrect amounts.

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Hat-tip, ITRC

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