WI: more Weather Shield tax fraud cases are expected

Since April 2011, I’ve been noting reports of ID theft involving employees of Weather Shield in Wisconsin.  Now more cases are being reported this month.

A still unknown number of Weather Shield employees at the Ladysmith plant – seven on one day alone last week – have reported cases of federal fraud and identity theft to local law enforcement after learning someone else had already filed tax returns in their name with the IRS this year. They are not alone.

Read more on Barron News-Shield.

I’m somewhat surprised (and disappointed) that law enforcement hasn’t cracked this case already, but I suspect that we’ll have an explanation eventually.

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