MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A former bouncer at a Maplewood nightclub will spend 70 months in prison for filing fradulent tax returns.

A judged sentenced 47-year-old John Hunter in federal court Monday. A jury found him guilty after a four-day trial in December of last year.

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According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, it was proven in court that in 2009 Hunter fraudulently claimed more than $200,000 in tax refunds that he wasn’t entitled to. Prosecutors said Hunter claimed an $8,000 refund from a $13,000 income as a bouncer at Club Rage in Maplewood. His actual earnings were closer to $4,000, and no taxes were withheld from his paycheck.

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Hunter also filed dozens of fraudulent tax returns on behalf of friends and acquaintances, including minors. Those tax returns also exaggerated or falsifying the level of income.

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The IRS finally rejected several of his fraudulent claims in 2012.