[IMGCAP(1)]The unthinkable happened to me. My office was burglarized and a computer stolen containing all of my clients’ personal information! This is my cautionary tale for my colleagues—we have become targets in the IRS identity theft epidemic.

On Saturday, Dec. 1 2012, I worked in my office that day catching up on work. I left the office around 6 pm. At around 10:32 pm my security company called to alert me that my alarm had tripped, and there was someone in the office.

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