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Better Business Bureau Warns of Tax Preparer Fraud

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

Scammers are hard at work trying to benefit from your tax return.

The Better Business Bureau issued the Tax Preparer Fraud Warning yesterday.

Alan Bligh, with the regional BBB says someone claims they will help you with your return but end up altering information without consent to divert refunds.

"Look for credentials. Like I say you can do tax forms with no credentials," Bligh said. "There's cases were people commit fraud by making up credentials. Knows how complex the return is."

Bligh is featured here on 3 News First Edition during "Consumer Smart."

 

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