Final four sentenced in tax fraud case

August 25, 2016

The last of four Knox County residents who admitted to their respective parts in a conspiracy to file false federal tax returns, collecting more than $125,000 in refunds, were sentenced in London last week.

According to paperwork filed in U.S. District Court, Billy Ray Hamilton was sentenced to three years in prison and Brian Hamilton was sentenced to six years, 10 months prison at their respective sentencing hearings in front of Judge Amul Thapar.

Billy Ray and Brian Hamilton along with Diana Hill and Patsy Carnes were indicted in October on the conspiracy charge.

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