Social Security IDs: fake. Tax returns filed: 117.
Social Security numbers were fraudulent, so were the income-tax returns. Tax-scammer and former inmate gets 57 months in prison.
Melanie Stetson Freeman / The Christian Science Monitor / File
A former prisoner at the Maine State Prison has been sentenced to 57 months for submitting 117 false income tax returns seeking more than $515,000 in refunds using the social securitynumbers of other prisoners without their knowledge.