HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – An Adams County man is facing 15 months in prison for filing false claims with the IRS.
Mitchell Orewiler, 34, was sentenced before a federal grand jury Thursday in Harrisburg.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Orewiler filed falsified Federal Income Tax returns in 2006, 2007, and 2008.
In those returns, Orewiler made a claim to a refund amount of approximately $500,000. Of that amount, he received $324, 000 from the IRS.
He is expected to pay restitution in the amount of $324,000.
Orewiler was indicted in March following an investigation led by the IRS.
He plead guilty to all charges in April.