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Some TurboTax filers had refunds stolen after filing

On March 25, 2015, Washington Post columnist Jonelle Marte, wrote an aritcle titled: "Some TurboTax customers had refunds stolen after they filed".

Ms. Marte reported the following:

-Intuit, the maker of TurboTax, stated between 24 and 40 taxpayers , have had their refunds stolen after they filed, and the IRS accepted their return.

-Intuit works with the Green Dot Corporation, a bank which works with tax preparation firms.

-Green Dot Corporation owns the Tax Products Group, which processes TurboTax fees, and then deposits refunds into taxpayer accounts.

-Tax fraud resulted in at least these 24 to 40 taxpayers, having their refunds redeposited into a fraudulent bank account.

The FBI, the Justice Department have started to investigate tax fraud.