1.1 Million Social Security numbers have been stolen and used by illegal workers. The IRS knew about this over 5 years ago, but failed to notify any of the victims of their identity theft. Right now, the IRS has no program in place to prevent this kind of identity theft or any program to even notify the victims. The IRS has also stated that their goal is to collect taxes (even from illegal workers) and not to enforce immigration laws.
Over one million Social Security numbers have been stolen and used by illegal immigrants in the United States and the IRS knew about it five years ago. They just didn’t bother to tell anyone.
The inspector general looking into the IRS discovered that the agency’s own investigators had discovered the problem over five years ago, but the agency had failed to notify the victims or attempt to fix the problem.