A Salt Lake City man was sentenced to 60 months in prison for a tax fraud scheme centered on a fraudulent trust scheme, the Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service announced.

Edward Woodger had pleaded guilty for conspiring to defraud the United States and to commit mail and wire fraud in connection. U.A federal judge also ordered Woodger to pay restitution in the amount of $2,943,865, as well as serve three years of supervised release after his release from prison.

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