November 07, 2018 05:21 PM
The United States Attorney's Office in Minnesota announced Wednesday that a Brooklyn Center man has been sentenced to a total of 92 months in prison after pleading guilty in May to one count of conspiracy to defraud and one count of aggravated identity theft.
A release said Ellis Alance Banks, 53, was sentenced to 92 months in prison, three years of supervised release and was ordered to pay $1,001,999.49 in restitution.
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According to the release, Banks was said to have filed over 250 false tax returns between Jan. 31, 2013 and May 28, 2016. He is also alleged to have obtained security numbers, dates of birth and other personal identifying information of other individuals to use to file fraudulent income tax returns.
Updated: November 07, 2018 05:21 PM
Created: November 07, 2018 05:14 PM
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