TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 2, 2018
A federal judge sentenced ex-Tennessee inmate Larry Steven Covington Jr. today to 46 months in federal prison for his role in a scam to steal fellow prisoners’ Social Security numbers and file false tax returns in their names, Knoxnews reports. Covington scammed the IRS out of $163,778 total in a conspiracy spanning several years. He was originally imprisoned on drug and gun convictions.