Tallahassee woman indicted for using fraudulent IRS stamp

Posted at 9:14 PM, Sep 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-02 17:20:27-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee woman is indicted on charges of fraud.

United States Attorney Pamela Marsh announced today that 30-year old Elisa Christina Avila Jackson, of Tallahassee, was arraigned today in court.

Jackson was charged by a federal grand jury with five counts of wire fraud and one count of possessing a counterfeit IRS stamp.

The indictment alleges that between June 7, 2011, and February 11, 2014, Jackson conducted a scheme to defraud owners of large tractor trailers around the State of Florida of monies that were to be paid to the IRS relating to the federal Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax.

Her trial is scheduled for November 3, 2014. If convicted, Jackson faces up to 20 years in prison.