A Florida woman who was found guilty of tax fraud was sentenced on July 18. According to the report, the 41-year-old Gibsonton woman pleaded guilty on April 25 to receiving more than $43,000 in income tax refunds by filing fraudulent tax returns using the names of other people in 2011.
The prosecution stated that she would deposit the refund checks into her account. She would then withdraw the funds as soon as possible. She was sentenced to two years in federal prison. Once she is released, she faces one year of supervision. In addition, she also must repay more than $34,000 in restitution to the IRS.