Georgia Man Sentenced For Tax Fraud
A man from Atlanta, Georgia, was recently sentenced to six years and three months in federal prison for his role in a tax fraud conspiracy worth more than $1.6 million, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Kelcey Miller, 36, pleaded guilty to his part in the conspiracy in April. The conspiracy bilked money from the Internal Revenue Service by claiming significant fraudulent refunds, the news source reported. Miller, along with his cohorts used identities of people who were homeless or were incarcerated. More than 120 fraudulent tax returns from 2005 to 2007 were filed by the men.
Rahman Hill, 40, a resident of Mableton, as well as Keith Richard, 40 of Decatur and Passaic, New Jersey, resident Peter Williams, 42, all pleaded guilty to related crimes in May, according to the news source. They will be sentenced in late July. Another defendant, Jabbar Pender, 40, of Newark, New Jersey, is held by authorities in his home state on unrelated charges.
In addition to his sentence, Miller must pay more than $1.6 million in restitution to the IRS, the news source added.