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How A Dead Guy Is Making Sure You Don’t Cheat On Your Taxes

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I’d be willing to bet most of us have no idea who Frank Benford is, but he’s certainly keeping an eye on you. Every year, millions of people around the world need to file their taxes and he’s making sure they aren’t fudging their numbers.

You might be thinking it’s a pretty impressive feat for one guy to be checking millions and millions of tax returns from around the world each year, and you’d be right. What makes it even more impressive is that he’s been dead for over 70 years.

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This post originally appeared at SAVOTEUR.