IRS TO PAY FOR INFORMATION DISCLOSURES: A judge has ordered the Internal Revenue Service to pay more than $250,000 after determining that an IRS agent disclosed confidential information during a criminal investigation.

A U.S. District Court Judge ruled that the agent, Robert Jackson, made dozens of illegal disclosures of taxpayer information while interviewing witnesses in an investigation into illegal immigrant workers in the Ozarks.

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