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Mobile County Woman Pleads Guilty To Aiding And Assisting In The Preparation Of False Tax Returns

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Alabama

The United States Attorney, Kenyen Brown announces that Sandra Carter, a 50 year old Theodore resident pled guilty today to one count of falsifying tax returns by claiming business losses and education tax credits for customers when no such losses or credits were justified. While Ms. Carter pled guilty to one violation of Title 26 U.S.C., Section 7206(2), she agreed to pay $144,565.00 in restitution for 17 false returns she filed for tax years 2009 and 2010.

Ms. Carter will be sentenced by United States District Court Judge Kristi Dubose on October 4, 2013. She faces a maximum term of three (3) years incarceration followed by a three (3) year term of supervised release and a fine not to exceed $250,000.00.

The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division investigated the case and presented it to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for prosecution.

Updated January 26, 2015