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IRS has immunity against identity theft negligence claim (access required)

Where a taxpayer asked the IRS not to process an income tax refund because his identity had been stolen, the IRS stated that the refund was stopped, but the IRS nevertheless sent the refund to the fraudster, the IRS is immune from a negligent processing claim. Background On March 2, 2019, David W Shreve received an email ...