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A Buffalo woman has been sentenced to two years’ probation with five months of home confinement following her conviction on charges of tax evasion and falsifying a passport application, according to U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr.

Prosecutors said Diane Abram, 61, applied for a passport using a false name in January 2013 and, after the fraud was detected, admitted that she lied to avoid paying $25,000 she owed in taxes.