Tax Preparer

The city of Chicago shuts down a tax preparer's operation recently. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Tax Preparers May Be Ripping You Off

2 Investigator Pam Zekman tagged along with a city investigator to see how Chicagoans can get ripped off from tax preparers.

02/04/2013

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

18 Years, 4 Months For Man Who Took In Millions In Phony Tax Returns

A former Chicago resident is going to prison for more than 18 years, after admitting to trying to defraud the state and federal government out of more than $65 million using the identities of prisoners and the dead.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2011