Wednesday, March 10, 2010

IRS Worker In US Virgin Islands Charged With Defrauding Government Out Of More Than $100K By Filing False Tax Returns

Colette Browne of the US Virgin Islands and an IRS employee, together with her husband, Leroy Browne, have been charged with embezzlement, forgery, and identity theft in connection with the alleged defrauding the federal government of more than $100,000 by filing nearly three dozen false tax returns. According to authorities, Colette Browne filed 32 false tax returns under the names of friends and family, including her husband, Leroy. The scheme reportedly lasted for three years, from 2003 to 2006.

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