Just in the last week, eleven people have walked into the Kirkwood Police Department to make a complaint when someone else tried to steal what should have been their tax return. There have been about sixty such cases just in Kirkwood, and many more elsewhere.
The IRS wouldn't provide local numbers on how many cases there are, but St. Louis County Police have taken more than six hundred reports and the St. Charles County Sheriff's Department has seen more than a hundred.
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