10 Ways To Become A Victim Of Tax Identity Theft

In an epidemic that so far shows no signs of abating, crooks have submitted billions of dollars in fraudulent refund claims to the Internal Revenue Service using the stolen names and Social Security numbers of more than a million real people. Those whose identities are hijacked must often spend months dancing with the IRS and waiting for their refunds. Based on recent court cases, here are 10 ways you can become a victim—without doing anything careless like answering a phishing email. By Janet Novack

FBI Report Accidentally Exposes The Severity Of The Police State

Submitted by Cary Wedler via Alt-Market.com,

A recently published FBI report accidentally proves that while the police claim cops face growing threats from rowdy populations–like in Ferguson–the opposite is true. The report presents law enforcement deaths in 2013.

The report found that across the entire country, only 76 LEOs were killed in “line-of-duty” incidents. 27 died as a result of “felonious” acts and 49 officers died in accidents–namely, automobile (ironically, of the 23 killed in car accidents, 14 were not wearing seat belts–a violation for which cops routinely ticket drivers). More officers die from accidents than actual murders on the job. The report also