WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Attorney’s office says a Washington tax preparer faces a sentence of up to 71 months in prison her role in a scheme of filing false income tax returns that generated more than $14 million in refunds.
Federal officials said in a news release that Ladonna Davis, 28, entered a guilty plea on Tuesday to charges of conspiracy and first-degree theft. She also faces a potential fine of up to $100,000. A sentencing date has not been determined.
Authorities say Davis and others filed false federal income tax returns that produced nearly $14 million in refunds and false D.C. income tax returns that generated about $835,000 in refunds from 2006 through this year. Authorities still are calculating refunds generated by false income tax returns for Maryland and Virginia.
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