Cuban man pleads guilty in IRS tax return scam

Pittsburgh • A Cuban national has pleaded guilty to his role in an international conspiracy to file more than 900 phony federal tax returns seeking $2.2 million in refunds by using employee information stolen from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Yoandy Perez Llanes, 33, pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy and aggravated identity theft Monday before a federal judge in Pittsburgh. Assistant U.S. Attorney Gregory Melucci said Llanes’ role was to track phony tax refunds that w...

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