Ala. Man Gets 30 Years For ID Theft, $22M Tax Fraud

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 6:45 PM EST) -- An Alabama man found guilty of defrauding the government as part of an identity theft ring that sought more than $22 million in fraudulent tax refunds was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison, according to an announcement from the U.S. Department of Justice.

William Anthony Gosha III, nicknamed Boo Boo, was sentenced in an Alabama federal court for “masterminding” two identity theft schemes aimed at fraudulently obtaining tax refunds, the U.S. attorney’s office in Montgomery said.

“At Gosha’s sentencing, the government offered victim impact statements...
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