Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Criminals Steal Tax Refunds and IRS Laughs
Latest IRS Commissioner
John Koskinen is interviewed in this CBS News 60 Minutes feature. How can he be taken seriously by responsible journalists after his testimony ridiculing U.S. elected officials? He smirked as he explained why the IRS lost emails and hard drives. It shows how dysfunctional that agency and perhaps all government is. They abuse their power investigating and intimidating protected speech and behavior, while allowing criminals to steal taxpayer funds. These people have no shame and appear to enjoy abusing power.
Biggest IRS scam around: Identity tax refund fraud
Con artists have been filing bogus tax returns and collecting millions. Steve Kroft finds out how far the scam has gone and why the IRS hasn't been able to stop it
2014 Sep 21
CORRESPONDENT Steve Kroft