Founder of fake prison charity convicted of stealing prisoners’ identity info for tax refund fraud scheme

There’s an update to a case first noted on this site in January, 2014. Carla Caldwell reports:

An Atlanta man who founded what he said was a charity to provide indigent prisoners with religious and financial assistance instead used his program to steal prisoners’ identities to apply for millions of dollars in fraudulent federal income tax refund dollars.

Qadir Shabazz, a/k/a Deangelo Moore, a/k/a Deangelo Muhammad, 40, of Atlanta, was convicted Wednesday by a federal jury of conspiracy to defraud the IRS, wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and theft of government funds.

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