KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City woman pleaded guilty in federal court to committing fraud in filing tax returns.
According to a news release, Tanisha Williams, 40, pleaded guilty today to assisting in the filing of tax documents that used false information, such as stolen identity information, or inflated income figures on W-2 forms. Fraudulently received refunds were then placed on debit cards, and withdrawn for personal expense. Williams must pay a money judgement amounting to over 182 thousand dollars. Williams could be subject to 25 years in prison without parole. A sentencing hearing has not been set.