- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 2, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An Alexandria man has been sentenced to five years and 11 months in federal prison for mail fraud and money laundering.

Thirty-four-year-old Sean M. Weaver was also was ordered Tuesday in federal court in Richmond to pay more than $20 million in restitution to clients.

A statement of facts filed with Weaver’s plea agreement says he submitted false claims for sales and/or use tax refunds to state tax authorities in Virginia and Texas on behalf of two corporate clients of Dallas-based tax services firm Ryan LLC.

The clients were issued more than $20 million in refunds, which resulted in Weaver receiving more than $350,000 in bonuses from his employer.

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