Ga. Man jailed 6 years for $600,000 tax evasion scheme

By Joyce Hanson (March 21, 2022, 7:31 PM EDT) – A Georgia-based IT consultant who created a tax evasion scheme that stored stolen identities and filed fraudulent federal tax returns has been sentenced to prison over six years and ordered to pay restitution of more than $600,000, the federal government said.

Kevin Kirton, 44, of Dallas, Georgia, defrauded U.S. taxpayers with his online computer fraud scheme by using stolen identities to solicit fraudulent tax refunds from the Internal Revenue Service, the US Department of Justice. His criminal activities landed him in prison for six years and nine months, followed by three years in…

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