PROVIDENCE – Taquala Wigginton, 21, of Providence, was sentenced on Friday to 48 months in federal prison for leading a check fraud scheme that defrauded several local banks, and for violating the terms of supervised release in relation to a previous federal conviction and court-imposed sentence for conspiracy to commit bank fraud. At sentencing, District Court Chief Judge William E. Smith imposed a sentence of 24 months in federal prison on Wigginton’s most recent conviction on a charge of conspiracy to commit bank fraud. Wigginton pleaded guilty on July 28, 2017. Additionally, Chief Judge William E. Smith imposed a consecutive…
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