Eastern European couple sentenced for tax identity theft - KMOV.com

Eastern European couple sentenced for tax identity theft

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(KMOV.com) – A Russian woman and her boyfriend from Belarus were just sentenced to prison for filing fake tax returns.

Alexsandr Rabikov and Yulia Belomyttseva used stolen personal information from bank employees in the St. Louis area to file hundreds of fake tax returns. Two the two were living in Miami on tourists visas at the time of the crime.

Rabikov will spend five years in prison while Belomyttseva will be behind bars for one year. 

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