Charlotte-Mecklenburg police investigate string of tax crimes

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are trying to determine if the same person is responsible for a string of tax crimes.

Police reports indicate within the past 24 hours, there have been four separate impersonation cases where someone used the person's identity to file a tax claim were reported to police.

Experts said in a lot of cases, tax forms were stolen from mailboxes and submitted to the Internal Revenue Service before people realize what's happened.

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