Two Admit To Tax Fraud Scheme

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WILLIAMSPORT — Two people from Lycoming County pleaded guilty Friday to taking more than a $1 million from the federal government.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, Cheryl Cobia, 28, and Sharrieff Wilkins, 35, used an income tax scam to steal the money between 2009 and 2011.

Cobia and Wilkins each face ten years in prison, and a $250,000 fine.