Brooklyn, NY man sentenced for stealing personal data from tribal citizens and filing it to collect millions
Bob Mercer reports:
A federal judge has sentenced Manaen Dean Matthews to prison for six and a half years for his role in a widespread data-theft scheme that included victims on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken of Rapid City said the 35-year-old Brooklyn, New York, man must re-pay $523,250 to the federal Internal Revenue Service for income-tax refunds he fraudulently received while pretending to be tribal citizens.
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