MIAMI - A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced three Miami men involved in an identity theft tax refund scheme.
The judge sentenced 22-year-old Lineten Belizaire to 129 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release; 36-year-old Earnest Baldwin to 172 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release; and, 42-year-old Earl Baldwin to 84 months in prison followed by four years of supervised released.
According to court documents, the trio -- along with Marckell Steward -- stole identifying information and filed about $1.7 million worth of fraudulent tax returns.
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