A Royersford woman pleaded guilty to filing false claims and
mail fraud after conspiring to file false federal tax returns with stolen
identities, according to court documents.
The Associated Press reported that Stephanie Peterson, 41, pleaded guilty on Friday to participating in filing more than 180 false individual federal income tax returns, seeking refunds of $1.8 million.
Peterson faces a maximum of 20 years in prison after her March sentencing.