4 GA people face 3,736 charges in tax refund scheme
MARIETTA, GA (AP) - A Georgia grand jury has indicted four people in what prosecutors call a tax fraud scheme involving a total of 3,736 charges.
Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds, who announced the indictment Thursday, says the charges include identity fraud, money laundering and racketeering.
The defendants are 35-year-old Shannon Jay Bradley; 44-year-old Shelronda Kay Bingham; 42-year-old Shanese Machelle Lewis; and 36-year-old Risha Michelle Hardin. It wasn't known early Friday whether they have attorneys.
Prosecutors say the four defendants burglarized five tax-preparation offices in Cobb County in December 2012. The following year, the indictment states that they stole more than $2 million in Georgia tax refunds using the names and identifying information of 1,859 victims.
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