Who's using your W-2 information? Some employers have been tricked into sending employee identification details to scammers this tax season. AP hide caption toggle caption AP The Two-Way IRS And Cybercriminals Step Up Spy Vs. Spy Efforts. Who's Winning? March 25, 2016 Each year, cybercriminals expand their efforts to trick people into misdirecting their tax refunds, or paying fines they don't owe. But the IRS says it's stepping up its game too in an endless race.