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3 Years in Prison for Former IRS Agent Who Cheated on Taxes

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A former federal tax agent and Santa Clarita resident convicted of filing multiple fraudulent tax returns was sentenced to 3 years in federal prison on Thursday.51-year-old Albert Bront admitted in court earlier this year that he filed 15 fraudulent tax returns during the tax years 2003-2007, keeping the refunds for himself.

In addition to the prison term, Wright ordered Bront to pay more than $127,000 in restitution to the IRS, according to the LA Times.

Bront was previously jailed in 2009 after being arrested for threatening to kill Department of Treasury investigators outside of his home.