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(Los Cerritos News)   After 13 shootings, the "Baby Insane Crip" street gang gets raided by just about everybody, for funding lavish lifestyles through... tax fraud? Great, now we've got white-collar Crips   ( loscerritosnews.net) divider line
    More: Unlikely, Crips, tax fraud, raid, crew, United States Secret Service, Long Beach, financial crimes, shootings  
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2012-12-07 07:38:26 AM  
3 votes:
White collar crips are just amatuers compared to most CEOs
2012-12-07 07:37:00 AM  
3 votes:
They should have heeded the lesson of Al Capone: No one should mess with the IRS.
2012-12-07 07:36:50 AM  
2 votes:
put them on the same block as Madoff
2012-12-07 07:27:08 AM  
2 votes:
baby buggy cryps should just join the blue uniforms badge wearing gang and rip it up no holds barred.
2012-12-07 10:36:54 AM  
1 vote:

Sybarite: Sounds like they did an Al Capone when they didn't have enough evidence to prosecute the shootings. Gangland killings are notoriously hard to prosecute. I mean if one of them popped a rival drug dealer or something it's not like a lot of witnesses are going to be stepping forward.

Nah, this is actually something the IRS has been cracking down on quite recently. It's a new form of ID theft - instead of raiding your bank account or your credit card, the gangsters file for your tax return. Since the IRS has cut the bureaucracy down quite a bit, they can get the cash direct deposited in an account quite quickly. Plus, until recently, the IRS had less security in place to stop this sort of thing. Here's a report from earlier this month that says they investigated less than 900 of over 640,000 incidents of tax-return fraud this year. All you need to pull something like this is a name and an SSN - no mother's maiden name, or security code on the back of the card, or PIN, or signature, or any of that BS. Now imagine how many times you've heard of breaches of SSNs being dumped on the internet.

So, this is going to be one of a string of high-profile arrests to let the crooks know they're stepping up enforcement, but the bottom line is that it'll still be going on and more and more crooks will do this to supplement their other identity theft schemes.
2012-12-07 08:51:12 AM  
1 vote:
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