4/2/2014 8:36 PM
by Courtney Rosemond
FAYETTEVILLE - The Fayette County Sheriff's Office is putting residents on alert as they investigate numerous accounts of false tax returns.
Sheriff Steve Kessler tells Newswatch his office is investigating reports from local residents who have had false tax returns filed in their name. Kessler says they are working to determine what all of these victims have in common between banks, health care, or online activity.
The sheriff's office is receiving help from the IRS as they work to find those responsible.
If anyone has experienced a case of false tax returns they are asked to call the Fayette County Sheriff's Office at (304) 574-4216.