Former IRS employee sentenced to federal prison for ID theft, fraud
There’s another follow-up to the case of a former IRS employee involved in a stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme. Nakeisha Hall was originally charged in December, 2015 for her role in the scheme, and pleaded guilty in February, 2016.
Hall was sentenced today. As AL.com reports:
A former IRS employee, who helped taxpayers experiencing problems resulting from identity theft, was sentenced Wednesday to nine years and two months in federal prison for her guilty plea to stealing taxpayer identities and orchestrating a tax-fraud scheme with three other people involving up to $1.5 million in bogus income tax returns.
Nakeisha Hall was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Karon O. Bowdre during a hearing in Birmingham. The sentence included a mandatory 2-year sentence for aggravated identity theft.
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