Friday, July 16, 2010

Illegal Aliens Sentenced In IRS Fraud Case


Two – of 10 – defendants in an IRS fraud case were sentenced Monday, according to the US Attorney’s Office.

The case involved tax preparers in Spartanburg, Forest City, N.C., and Bolings Springs, S.C.

The businesses, according to the release, are Seguros Internacionales and Poz Servicios Para Hispanos.

The two preparers filed more than 10,000 income tax returns claiming more than $22 million in refunds. The IRS paid out about $13 million in refunds before they realized the returns were frauds.

At least 20 people were involved in the fraud, a release states.

Eight other defendants involved in the scheme had been sentenced on June 16, 2010. Following is a summary of each sentence handed down to date:...

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