FL: Former Miami Dade College employee indicted in tax refund fraud scheme
From today’s press release from the USAO for the Southern District of Florida:
United States v. Michelson Jeancy, Case No. 15-20230-CR-Huck
On April 3, 2015, defendant Michelson Jeancy, 35, of Miami, was charged by indictment for his participation in an identity theft tax fraud scheme.
According to the indictment, Jeancy was an employee of a Miami-Dade College. As part of his regular employment, the defendant had access to student records, which contained personal identifying information (“PII”). Between February 2013, and June 2104, the defendant stole the PII of current and former Miami Dade College students. Using the students’ PII, the defendant and his accomplices filed fraudulent tax returns.
The indictment charges the defendant with wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and possession of fifteen or more unauthorized access devices.