Prisoner Convicted In Tax Fraud Scheme

Jan 31, 2013

A former employee at the Jackson Hewitt Tax Service office in Columbus has pleaded guilty to her role in a tax-fraud conspiracy.

Federal prosecutors 42-year-old Anita Martin admitted to helping file false tax returns and forging W-2 forms for more than 60 unemployed residents, netting her more than 22-thousand dollars in 2003 and 2004. A sentencing date is pending. Her co-conspirator, 41-year-old Fred Johnson, is serving prison time. Martin is already serving time for forgery and tampering with evidence.