On February 11, 2017, the Organization identified a potential data security incident and hired a forensic investigation firm. The firm discovered that the Organization?s information system was hacked on January 30, 2017. The perpetrator(s) acquired 2015 tax return information for a number of the Organization?s clients. In a small percentage of cases, the information was used to fraudulently file 2016 returns for the purpose of obtaining tax refunds.

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