WASHINGTON (AP) — A former bank teller has pleaded guilty to her role in a tax fraud scheme in which 7,000 fraudulent federal income tax returns were filed.
Aisha Mayo, 24, of Greenbelt, Md. entered the plea Friday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Prosecutors say under sentencing guidelines, Mayo faces 24 to 30 months in prison. A sentencing date has not been set.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Should You Expect Another Relief Payment?
According to government evidence, Mayo was among dozens of participants in a scheme to steal identities and file fraudulent tax returns.READ MORE: Maryland Ranked 4th In Defense Spending In 2020, According to Department Of Defense Report
Prosecutors say Mayo received income tax refund checks from others in the conspiracy and deposited them into accounts at the bank where she worked.MORE NEWS: Ravens WR Bateman Celebrates Birthday By Giving His Mom A Mercedes Benz
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