Two women indicted on federal charges

Amarillo, TX - Two Amarillo women are indicted by a federal grand jury for fraud.

The U.S. Attorney's Office says Evelyn Wells and Casandra Dean were indicted for fraudulent tax refund conspiracy, after allegedly falsely claiming income tax refunds from the government.

The two reportedly recruited family and friends to file false income tax returns for three years.

Wells and Dean are expected to appear in front of a federal judge December 20.