A former Internal Revenue Service employee has been sentenced to two years and one day in prison for his role in an identity theft tax refund fraud scheme.

Kenneth Goheen, 57, of Austin Texas, received the prison sentence Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel also ordered him to forfeit $15,442.02 seized from his bank accounts and pay a remaining sum of $104,292.02 restitution to the government. Judge Yeakel also ordered that Goheen be placed on supervised release for a period of three years after completing his prison term.

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