55-year old Brenda Norman of McComb, was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for knowingly conspiring with 36-year-old Yvonne Gary, 36, of Hermanville.
They committed fraud to the Internal Revenue Service by filing fraudulent claims.
Brenda Norman got the names and social security numbers of elderly and disabled individuals she met through her religious organization.
After Norman got these names and social security numbers, she provided them to Yvonne Gary.
Gary would use the names and social security numbers to prepare and submit fraudulent federal income tax returns to the IRS.
The false income tax returns contained false wage and income information with fraudulent deductions and credits.
The false tax returns claimed $493,111.00 in refunds.
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