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Pontotoc woman pleads guilty in fraud case

A Pontotoc woman has pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns and cashing the checks she received from the IRS.

Posted: Jul 26, 2018 3:58 PM

PONTOTOC, Miss. (WTVA) - A Pontotoc woman has pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns and cashing the checks she received from the IRS.

Tracy Smith, 48, pleaded guilty to one count of intentionally stealing more than $1,000 from the government.

She faced a 42-count indictment accusing her of using other people's personal information to file returns online and then cashed the checks.

The count she pleaded two accused her of taking over $2,600.

Smith will be sentenced in October.

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