(ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION) -- A Smyrna man has pleaded guilty to duping school districts across the country into sending him the personal information of thousands of workers.
Olukayode Ibrahim Lawal, 36, signed a plea agreement on Dec. 20 in a federal Connecticut court for a wire fraud charge, document show. He must pay back $23,543 to the Internal Revenue Service.
Federal prosecutors said an FBI cybercrime squad in New Haven and the IRS found that Lawal used phishing emails sent to various school districts in 2017 to get the personal information and file fraudulent tax returns in their names. He was indicted in May.
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