Palm Beach Resident Pleads Guilty in Stolen Identity Tax Fraud Scheme

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 @ 7:00PM

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Palm Beach Resident Pleads Guilty in Stolen Identity Tax Fraud Scheme

CFEG reports that the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida released a statement that a Palm Beach resident pled guilty for his role in a stolen identity tax refund scheme. The full report may be viewed by clicking the link below.

A Palm Beach resident pled guilty for his participation in a stolen identity tax fraud scheme.

Wifredo A. Ferrer, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Kelly R. Jackson, Special Agent in Charge, Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI), made the announcement.

Raphael Oswald, a/k/a Mackenson R. Olibrice,37 Rivera Beach, Florida, pled guilty to one count of wire fraud, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343, one count of theft of public money, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 641, and one count of aggravated identity theft, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1028A.

According to court documents, in August 2013, law enforcement began investigating Oswald for identity theft charges related to his use of the stolen identity of a woman to purchase and finance a 2006 Porsche and BMW X-5 in New York. Specifically, the defendant walked into two separate car dealerships and presented a fraudulent passport and fraudulent Florida driver’s license in the name of the woman but bearing Oswald’s photo.

 

https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdfl/pr/palm-beach-resident-pleads-guilty-stolen-identity-tax-fraud-scheme

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