Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle.More >>
Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle. People at the track observed a moment of silence for Trickle. He died Thursday in an apparent suicide at the age of 71. Race organizers said the event brought in more than 1,500 fans to watch the season's opening race and to remember Trickle's successful career."More >>
Motorcycles rumbled through central Wisconsin Saturday for the 10th annual Wausau Fire Charity Ride.More >>
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- -
It's early in the tax season, but state officials say complaints about fraudulent filings are running high.
The state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection says more people are complaining that when they go to file a return, someone has already filed in their name. It's an attempt to steal someone else's refund.
Officials didn't provide numbers on complaints. But they said they've already led to one state lawsuit against a Milwaukee tax service owner who violated state consumer protection laws.
Officials say citizens should report any evidence of fraudulent filing immediately.
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection tips on preventing tax filing fraud: http://1.usa.gov/YTMk64
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