Albuquerque, New Mexico 2021-09-10 22:53:09 –
Santa Fe, New Mexico (KRQE) – A 38-year-old Santa Fe woman was sentenced to one year in prison by the US Treasury for illegally monetizing checks. Zayra Olivia Alvarado convicted after pleading guilty to five US public money thefts and one bet to support and bet public money thefts from the United States, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice District in New Mexico. Received.
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According to court records, in 2014 and 2015, Alvarado received tax refund checks from the US Treasury Department, which were fraudulently obtained. According to a news release, Alvarado used her position at Wells Fargo Bank to open an account in the name of the person who issued the check and to search for an account with the same name as the check. Alvarado then cashed the check or deposited it in an open account and withdrew funds from the account.
In addition to his sentence, Alvarado must pay $ 23,195 in damages and is subject to three years of supervised release upon release from prison. The news release states that the IRS criminal investigation investigated the case and that US federal prosecutors Kimberly Brawley and Steve Cotz charged the case. No other information is provided.
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