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A federal grand jury has indicted a Hamburg woman on 17 counts stemming from tax returns she filed for 2011, U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced Wednesday.

Prosecutors charge that Sheri L. Becirovic, 46, obtained the Social Security numbers of seven family members and friends and gave them to another person who used them to file fraudulent tax returns for 2011.

Becirovic is charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States, conspiracy to file fraudulent fax returns, filing a fraudulent tax return, misuse of Social Security numbers and aggravated identity theft. If convicted, she faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.