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NY Accountant Admits Filing 100 False Tax Returns

Authorities say Chiara Hudson of the Bronx cost the state more than $121,000; she faces up to seven years in prison

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    Prosecutors say the owner of a New York accounting firm has pleaded guilty to filing more than 100 false state tax returns.

    The Westchester County district attorney's office said Monday that Chiara Hudson of the Bronx pleaded guilty to grand larceny and tax fraud.

    Prosecutors say she also filed false claims for unemployment insurance for herself and others.

    Prosecutors said Hudson cost the state more than $121,000. She's facing up to seven years in prison.

    Hudson owned a tax and accounting firm in Mount Vernon. Prosecutors said she collected more than $100,000 in tax refunds.

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