In May 2015, the government agency said criminal used a tool on the IRS website to steal the tax forms of 104,000 people. Then in August, it sevised that number up to 330,000. On Friday the tax-collecting agency revealed the number is now closer to 720,000. The latest number is the result of a nine month investigationby the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for tax Administration. Investigators found that 390,000 additional 295,000 taxprayer transcripts than previously thought,but ” access was not successful “, the IRS said. This news was very intrestring but I didn’t understand some of the words.