Mayfield woman pleads guilty to stealing more than $20,000 from Tax Department

MAYFIELD, N.Y. – A woman has pleaded guilty to stealing from
the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance.

According to Fulton County District Attorney Louise Sira,
Crystal Sweet, 38, admitted to stealing $23,918.50 by filing fraudulent tax
returns for nine Fulton County residents. 
The money was stolen between April 25, 2012 and February 15, 2013.

She has been charged with two counts of Grand Larceny in the
Third Degree. 

Sweet will be sentenced to 3-6 years in State Prison and
will be required to pay restitution to the Tax Department on November 19, 2013. 

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