Tax Fraud in Your Name and How to Prevent It
Some NAU employees may have had their electronically filed tax returns rejected by the IRS, and the reason for it may have been resurrected from scams of the past. Now the game is at a higher and more sinister level as the IRS is being defrauded using the private information of citizens that is proving far too easy to obtain.
ITS Student Workers Win Big at Hack Arizona
Out of sixty-seven submissions, two of ITS’s own student workers won awards at the recent “Hack Arizona” convention hosted at the University of Arizona. Amanda Belles, a senior in Computer Information Systems, and her Robotic Algorithms Team were awarded a first prize in the “Close but No Cigar” category (more on this odd judgment in the full story) for the working adaptive walking robot she and her teammates constructed in just thirty-six hours. Conner Swann, a junior in Computer Science, with his team won third place in the sponsor’s category for an object-tracking capability to use on drones.