Phishing, vishing and unscrupulous tax preparers pose a threat

Tax documents are a treasure-trove of information, containing name, date-of-birth, social security number, current address. I find the lack of concern for one's most sensitive information most disappointing (note: small sample size, only 1,091 participants surveyed in Feb 2009):
The survey also showed that 1/3 of the respondents who rely on the services of a tax preparer were not at all concerned about the possibility of becoming victims of identity theft when choosing their preparer. An additional 23 percent were somewhat concerned and only 18 percent were very concerned.
Src: Phishing, vishing and unscrupulous tax preparers pose a threat
Src2: Affinion Security Center Survey Finds Taxpayers are Vulnerable to Tax- and Employment-Related Identity Theft | PRNewsWire.com

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