Ex-corrections officer, others get prison in fraud
Published July 20th, 2014
MIAMI - A former Miami-Dade County corrections officer and three others have been sentenced for operating an identity theft and tax fraud ring using identities of current and former prisoners.
Ex-officer Anthony Pace Jr. was sentenced last week to more than six years in federal prison after pleading guilty to fraud conspiracy and theft charges. The other defendants got lesser prison sentences.
Court documents show that Pace and the others filed more than 260 fraudulent income tax returns between August 2012 and April 2013. Many of those used the stolen identities of Miami-Dade County prisoners.
The search of a computer in one suspect's apartment revealed the names and personal identifying information of 243 people whose identities had been stolen.
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