Miami Gardens man pleads guilty to tax fraud

Rosheem Oneil Williams, 19, accused of illegally filing at least 180 tax returns


MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – A man from Miami Gardens pleaded guilty Friday to tax fraud charges.

Rosheem Oneil Williams, 19, faced a mandatory of two years in federal prison for an aggravated identity theft charge and a maximum of 10 years in prison for possession of 15 or more unauthorized access devices.

According to court documents, investigators noticed tax returns filed from Williams' home from Jan. 17 through June 6 totaling more than $360,000.

Authorities searched Williams' home on June 19 and seized an Apple iPad and computer-generated lists, which contained personal identification information for hundreds of people, including names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers.

Agents said Williams admitted to filing at least 180 tax returns without the permission of the individuals in whose names the returns were filed.

Williams is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 2.

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