ID Thief Files Phony Tax Return Using Real Social Security Number: Midlothian Blotter
Midlothian police reports, March 8-13.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13
Ivory M. Buchanan, 28, of the 1800 block of Canal Street in Blue Island, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for driving with a suspended license, according to a report. She was picked up at about 2:46 a.m. near 14801 S. Pulaski Rd.
MONDAY, MARCH 11
A 53-year-old Midlothian woman who tried to file her 2012 tax return was met with a shock. She told police that, while attempting to file through Turbo Tax software, her social security had already been used. The IRS informed her that the bad tax return was "flagged" and wasn't processed. The identity thief had not received the rightful person's refund.
FRIDAY, MARCH 8
An SUV was burglarized near Durbin’s, 14753 Cicero Ave, according to a report. The 2011 Ford Explorer was parked on the north side of the bar lot at around 11 p.m. By 11:30 p.m., bar employees had informed the driver that the passenger window was smashed. A purse, containing makeup, medication and keys, was stolen. Replacing the window and purse is estimated to cost $400 total.
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