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Adam Levin spoke with Ron Kilgore of CBS KNX Los Angeles about the growing problem of tax identity theft and why filing early can prevent you from becoming a victim. Taxpayers can and should protect themselves against this kind of identity theft by filing early, e-filing, guarding their mail even more vigilantly during tax season, and never clicking on suspicious links or responding to phishing emails.

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