GAO: Action Needed to Combat $5 Billion Tax Refund Fraud
WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) must take bold and innovative action to combat more than $5 billion in fraudulent identity theft tax refunds, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Hearing to Spotlight Impact of Student Loan Debt on Seniors
WASHINGTON -A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report set to be released on Wednesday says that student loan debt is on the rise among seniors. The report, which will be unveiled at a U.S. Senate Special Committee
Senate Aging Committee Launches New Anti-Fraud Hotline, Enhanced Website to Assist Seniors
If you or someone you know suspect you've been victim of a scam or fraud aimed at seniors, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging has set up a new toll-free hotline to help.The hotline was unveiled today to make it easier for senior citizens to report suspected fraud and receive assistance. It will be staffed by a team of committee investigators weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
Committee to Examine Long-Term Impact of Sports-Related Brain Injuries
Two former professional athletes, an NFL player and WWE wrestler, will head to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to share their stories about how repeated concussions have cut short their careers, robbed them of their memories and left them wondering how they will function as they grow older.
Bill Nelson (D-FL)
Susan M. Collins (R-ME)
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