MO: Public housing manager charged with identity theft for tax refund fraud

AP reports:

The manager of a St. Louis public housing complex has been indicted on two felony charges for allegedly conspiring to steal Social Security numbers and other personal information from prospective tenants.

Federal prosecutors say 42-year-old Marsha Harrington worked with co-defendants Calvin Shaw and Larry Corner to use the stolen information to file false tax returns. Harrington is manager of the Clinton-Peabody housing complex. She allegedly would split the refund checks with Shaw and Corner when they provided her with stolen information.


According to the St. Louis Housing Authority, the Clinton-Peabody complex is managed by  McCormack Baron Ragan Management Services, Inc.

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