The Indiana congressional delegation has sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen asking for an investigation into reports that hundreds of Indiana doctors and health care professionals have been victimized by identity theft.

They said the identities of medical professionals in Indiana have been used to fraudulently obtain federal and state tax refunds. The report follows on the heels of similar concerns from lawmakers in New Hampshire last month, who also asked the IRS identity theft and tax fraud involving over 100 physicians and health care providers in that state (see Physicians and Health Providers Hit by Tax Fraud).

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