Texas man pleaded guilty for IRS ‘Get Transcript’ scam

Carten Cordell reports:

A Houston man pleaded guilty on May 9 to claiming fraudulent tax refunds with information stolen from an IRS database.

Denzel Roberts, 24, is charged with theft of public money for his role in a scheme to file bogus tax returns with information taken from the “Get Transcript” database, an online feature that allows a taxpayer to access copies of their tax accounts.

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Roberts was indicted in November, 2015.

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