Harriette Walters, the mastermind behind the massive D.C. tax refund scam,built her fraudulent network over almost two decades. She first brought infriends, and later relatives, including her brother, a niece and a nephew.She has been jailed since November.
SOURCE: Court documents | The Washington Post -- September 28, 2008
Anatomy of an Embezzlement Scam Article | Samuel E. Pope needed money fast. The landlord raised the rent on his Head to Toe hair salon in Southwest Washington, the bills were piling up, and he was on the verge of closing.