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Cyber criminals look to take advantage of tax filer procrastination. (iStock) Cybercriminals look to take advantage of tax filer procrastination. (iStock)

As this year’s late tax filing deadline inches closer, many individuals may find themselves racing to file their tax returns after months of procrastination.

According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), about one in five tax filers wait until the very last week of tax season to file their taxes, leaving them — and their identities — in a dangerous spot.

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