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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

Friday, January 15, 2016

Box Elder Woman Sentenced for Falsifying Tax Return

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Box Elder, South Dakota, woman convicted of Making and Subscribing a False Tax Return was sentenced on January 14, 2016, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Anne Beatty-Waters, age 33, was sentenced to 5 years of probation, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund and $14,792 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service.

Beatty-Waters was charged on September 17, 2015, and pleaded guilty on October 2, 2015.

The conviction stems from Beatty-Waters falsely subscribing to her 2013 tax return by underreporting her income tax liability.

This case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney Gregg S. Peterman prosecuted the case.

Updated January 19, 2016