IRS Criminal Investigation expects to hire more agents, pursue more cryptocurrency cases in …

IRS Criminal Investigation expects to hire more agents, pursue more cryptocurrency cases in coming year

The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation division identified $1.8 billion in tax fraud in 2019, with a 91.2 percent conviction rate for all financial crimes, according to the division’s 100th annual report released Thursday, which also highlighted a continued focus on employment tax, cryptocurrency and cybercrime.