Rock Center   |  March 27, 2013

Tax returns stolen, IRS cracks down on crooks

Think about how many times you've filled out a form that asks you for your social security number. Those nine digits are assigned to you at birth and stay with you until you die. But in the wrong hands those digits can cause a lot of pain, especially right now during tax season. One of the fastest growing crimes in America right now involves stealing someone's identity and filing a fake return with the IRS. Rock Center's Kate Snow reports. Watch the full report Friday, March 29 at 10pm/9c on NBC's Rock Center with Brian Williams.

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