FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) — The former president and vice president of the Broward tax preparation firm Luxury Tax Inc. have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a $2 million tax fraud and identity theft operation.

A federal judge on Friday sentenced 29-year-old Camilla Gonzalez to more than eight years in prison. Co-defendant Patricia Alcime, also 29, got nearly eight years behind bars.

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Court documents show that the pair filed more than 700 fraudulent tax returns in 2011 using personal information from identity theft victims.

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In total, Gonzalez filed 621 fraudulent 2010 tax returns on behalf of unsuspecting identity theft victims, claiming $1,738,639.00 in fraudulent refunds. The IRS subsequently paid out $1,858,386.00 in refunds directly to accounts under her control. Alcime filed at least 92 fraudulent 2010 tax returns claiming $222,652.00 in fraudulent refunds. The IRS subsequently paid out $203,831.00 in refunds into accounts controlled by Gonzalez and Alcime or loaded onto debit cards.

They were also ordered to pay $1.8 million in restitution to the U.S. government and forfeit more than $500,000 in their bank accounts.

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