TAMPA (CBSMiami/AP) – Inmates at the Zephyrhills Correctional Facility have not only had their freedom taken away, some have also had their identities taken as well.

A former corrections officers at the facility has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for stealing the prisoners’ identities.

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Jerry St. Fleur, 26, stole the identities of current and former inmates without their knowledge, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney.

St. Fleur reportedly filed about 182 fraudulent income tax returns, and requested more than $500,000 in refunds

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Officials say he will serve four years and three months in federal prison, and was ordered to forfeit $61,704 in proceeds from the fraud.

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