It has recently been stated that two Kentucky Men have sentenced to a prison due to the fact that they have been committing identity fraud. In addition to a prison sentence, the criminals were also forced to pay over two hundred thousand dollars as part of the punishment for the severe crime they have committed.
- Two Kentucky men were sentenced to between five and more than six years in prison today after pleading guilty in April and May to conspiring to defraud the United States.
- Billy Ray Hamilton and Brian Hamilton were sentenced to serve 60 months and 82 months in prison, respectively.
- The Hamiltons prepared and electronically submitted to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) numerous false federal tax returns.
“In some cases, they used the identification information of customers of the Bailey Switch Pawn Shop, without their knowledge or consent. In other cases, they obtained taxpayers’ information through a co-conspirator.”