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Apparently it can be easier to get someone on tax evasion charges than on criminal charges. I just recently (late February) had a long-distance purchase agreement that went south as soon as they received the funds. I finally threatened to report them to the IRS for potential non-reporting of the "stolen" funds. Got a phone call as soon as they got my certified letter containing a filled-out copy of the IRS reporting form.

I think this ought to make "best of"

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