AL: Woman pleads guilty to $7.5 million identity-theft scheme

There’s an update to a case previously noted on this site.

Talashia Hinton pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to using information stolen from state of Alabama databases maintained by the state of Alabama to file false tax returns and steal millions from the government.

The indictment contends that Hinton worked with co-conspirators to file more than 3,000 false tax returns for 2012 and 2013, claiming more than $7.5 million in federal income tax refunds from the Internal Revenue Service.


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