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Woman Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Government Property

July 8, 2013

Tampa, Florida - United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces that Kayla M. Noble, a student at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, pleaded guilty today to one count of theft of government property. Noble faces a maximum penalty of ten years in federal prison. As part of her plea agreement, she agreed to forfeit to the United States $102,237 representing the proceeds obtained as a result of the offense.

According to the plea agreement, in September and October 2011, Noble participated in a scheme to defraud the United States Treasury. As part of the scheme, fraudulently-obtained federal income tax refunds were deposited into her checking and savings accounts. For her role in the scheme, Noble was compensated with a portion of the proceeds. In total, twelve fraudulent income tax refunds totaling $102,237 were deposited into her bank accounts.

This case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Matthew J. Mueller.









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