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Woman sentenced for role in tax fraud scam

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 2:46 PM
Last updated 7:19 PM
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A woman who helped a minister collect nearly a half-million dollars in fraudulent tax refunds was sentenced Wednesday to 54 months in prison.

Shonta Merriweather, 40, pleaded guilty in June to conspiracy and testified in July against her former partner, Jesse J. Flournoy III.

A jury in U.S. District Court in Augusta convicted Flournoy of aggravated identity theft and tax fraud. He has not been sentenced yet.

Restitution in Merriweather’s case was set Wednesday at $455,112.

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rmwhitley 02/19/14 - 06:01 pm

"good" obama democrat bites the dust. democrats wouldn't know the meaning of shame even if it had a lying, alien of a president . Guess what? It does.

my.voice 02/20/14 - 11:53 am
"Restitution in

"Restitution in Merriweather’s case was set Wednesday at $455,112"

Hold your breath, check's in the mail.

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