Bloomberg BNA Quotes Mark Matthews: IRS, Agencies Tag Team to Fight Harvey-Related Crime
The IRS Criminal Investigation division—with its highly trained agents and vast investigative abilities—will participate in a multiagency task force fighting Hurricane Harvey-related scams.
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“CI has a long tradition of pitching in when needed. We had over 100 volunteer as Air Marshalls after 9/11. They did a lot of the heavy lifting after Katrina in protecting offices/records,” Mark E. Matthews, who was deputy assistant attorney general in the DOJ Tax Division from 1994 to 1998, said in an email. Matthews is now a member at Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered in Washington.
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Excerpt taken from the article “IRS, Agencies Tag Team to Fight Harvey-Related Crime” by Colleen Murphy for Bloomberg BNA.