Monday, March 4, 2024

Former worker accused of fraudulent tax returns, pocketing $17Ok from shoppers of Toledo monetary enterprise


TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – A former Toledo financial institution employee faces charges after allegedly stealing more than $ 17,000 by filing false tax returns for at least 64 customers.

The suspect, whose name was edited on a police report, was working for Jackson Hewitt on Dorr Street when the incidents happened. She no longer works for the company that is still investigating her transactions.

According to the person who reported the crime, Jackson Hewitt corporate headquarters advised her to file a police report. The IRS is also reportedly conducting an investigation.

The person who reported the crime said they noticed the suspect filed a tax return on a client’s social security number and kept the money to himself. At that point, she began investigating other transactions and found 64 fraudulent claims valued at more than $ 17,000.

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