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Tax preparer sentenced for filing fake returns

(Source: Muscogee County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Muscogee County Sheriff's Office)
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

A former Columbus taxpayer has been sentenced in connection with fraudulent tax returns.

Gregory Carter was charged for helping prepare false tax returns. The U.S. Attorney's Office announced the sentencing earlier this week.

Carter pled guilty to one count of a nearly 25 count indictment. He was arrested after an IRS raid in 2009 at his office, Tax One.

As part of a plea agreement Carter will pay restitution for as much as $245,000.



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