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IRS Investigated 3,400 Cases of Tax ID Theft, Laundering, Cybercrime and Terrorism in 2016

In 2016, the Criminal Investigation (CI) division of the Internal Revenue Service initiated 3,395 cases in fiscal year 2016 that focused on tax-related identity theft, money laundering, public corruption, cybercrime and terrorist financing. That's according to the IRS Criminal Investigation annual report, reflecting the significant accomplishments and criminal enforcement actions taken in fiscal year 2016.