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5 plead in tax fraud schemes
22 convicted so far this year; two cases pending
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Five women, four from Statesboro, pleaded guilty last week in federal court for their involvement in a stolen identify tax fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney Edward J. Tarver announced Tuesday in a news release. The guilty pleas bring the total number convicted in similar schemes this year to 22, Tarver said. All of the five who pleaded last week are awaiting sentencing.
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