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The Year's Most Outrageous Tax Cheats

From a restauranteur who hid cash receipts in octopus boxes to a self-proclaimed governor who buried his gold, here are some of the oddest tax frauds the IRS caught last year.

8 Ways to Spot Counterfeit Money

The new $100 bill is designed to thwart counterfeiters, but that won't stop them from trying. To protect your wallet, learn the experts' rules for recognizing funny money.

Identity Thief Accidentally Sends Victims His Loot

A tip for identity thieves: When you buy a bunch of pricey merchandise with a stolen card number, make sure you don't ship the loot to your victims. That's evidently what happened to one Alaska couple. First their debit card was hacked to the tune of $5,000. Then, the packages began arriving.