AZ: Latricia Williams, Shelton Tanner sentenced in identity theft and tax credit fraud scheme

Ashley Loose of ABC15 reports:

Buckeye resident Latricia Williams was sentenced to three years in prison Friday after pleading guilty in March 2012 as one of three individuals involved in an identity theft and tax credit scam.

An indictment alleged that Williams, her sister Gezelle Helena Amaechi and husband Shelton DeWayne Tanner received fraudulent tax refunds by stealing identities from Center 4 Health Enlightenment Enrichment Empowerment Renewal Services (CHEEERS) clients.

Amaechi was an employee at CHEEERS and had access to client names, social security numbers and birth dates.

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