$2 million tax fraud used private info from Ancestry.com

Three Atlanta women have been accused of operating a $2 million tax fraud operation by using confidential information from the website Ancestry.com. The Internal Revenue Service sent refunds to the addresses associated with the defendant women.

According to reports, the women may have obtained social security numbers off the Ancestry.com web site. Arrest warrants have issued for Shawuana Sanders, Monica Person and Tania Zelada.

A close look at the site and its business reveals that Ancestry. com has a vast amount of private data and it is growing at a fast rate.