FL: Retirement fund worker sentenced for identity theft fraud

Pamela McMahon reports on yet another case of identity theft for tax refund fraud in Florida.

Tobin Lamar Lyon II  has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for aggravated identity theft and wire fraud conspiracy. He was also ordered to pay restitution.

Lyon, who was a service representative for Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association – College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF), admitted last year to selling more than 500 clients’ personal information to Alexander Martin for a tax refund fraud scheme.  Martin, who pleaded guilty last year, will be sentenced February 3.

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