Skip to comments.Ex-Fresno IRS employee charged with ID theft of co-workers
Posted on 07/23/2014 9:33:11 PM PDT by blueplum
Federal prosecutors say a former Fresno IRS employee stole the identities of her co-workers and opened credit cards to go on shopping sprees with friends.
U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner said Tuesday that 30-year-old Viririana Hernandez and three others stole $1.2 million from 160 people, many of them IRS employees. Prosecutors say they bought home goods, jewelry and clothes.
A grand jury on Friday indicted the four Fresno County residents on 23 counts, charging them with conspiracy, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Prosecutors say the alleged identity theft unfolded from June 2012 to January 2014.
Prosecutors say Hernandez, who had worked at the IRS since 2006, had access to coworkers' personal information. Prosecutors say other the victims had their identities stolen after they applied to work at a .....
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This has to be wrong as there is not a smidgeon of wrong doing at the IRS.
Treasury has rotted from the head down. This employee was just following the lead of her old corrupt boss, Timothy TurboTax Geithner.
Perps were Hernandez, Martinez, Gonzalez and Miranda. Just good solid folks trying to figure out a way to enjoy life.
Talk about having a God complex.
While stickin’ it to the man - US middle class.
Just say that your hard drive was scratched.
Then the burden is on those mean republicans who just don't like Obama's skin color.
Her name is Veer-ree-ree-anna. I didn’t expect to see that in the US either.