Cheektowaga woman admits to helping others file false tax returns

Posted at 4:54 PM, Mar 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-27 16:54:30-04

A Cheektowaga woman admits she helped others file false income tax returns that cost New York state thousands of dollars.

Shonnel Harris, 48, has pleaded guilty in Erie County Court to criminal tax fraud.

She acted as an unlicensed tax preparer, costing the state $19,000.

Harris faces up to four years in prison when she is sentenced in June.