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Beachwood woman sent to prison on tax conviction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 12, 2012

A Beachwood woman was sent to prison for nearly two years after previously pleading guilty to tax charges, said Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.

U.S District Judge James Gwin sentenced Aesha Johnson, age 34, to serve 21 months imprisonment and, upon release, two years of supervised release.

An information was filed on March 30, 2012, charging Johnson with 1 count of making claims by filing false income tax returns for the years 2005 through 2009. Johnson pleaded guilty in May.

The information alleged that Johnson prepared clients’ returns that included falsely claimed refund claims totaling approximately $84,244.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Special Assistant United States Attorney Perry D. Mastrocola, following an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division.

 

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