MONTGOMERY, AL - Mary Bennett, of Wetumpka, Narendrakumar Patel of Millbrook, of and Eugenia Burks, of Montgomery, were sentenced for their roles in an identity theft and tax fraud scheme.
Bennett was sentenced Friday to 75 months in prison, Patel was sentenced Thursday to 24 months in prison, and Burks was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison.
Bennett had previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, as well as aggravated identity theft, while Burks also had pleaded guilty to conspiracy. Patel pleaded guilty to forging state securities. Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department’s Tax Division Kathryn Keneally, Acting United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama Sandra J. Stewart, the U.S. Secret Service, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) made the announcement.