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Source: Australian Department of Revenue

A 44-year-old Victorian man has been sentenced to 5 months in jail at the Parramatta Local Court for both obtaining and attempting to obtain a financial advantage by deception. Mr Ibrahim El-Hassan pretended to be a tax agent and lodged multiple false income tax returns on behalf of unsuspecting clients, and stole refunds totalling $43,205. He was also ordered to pay $43,205.63 in reparation.