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September 10, 2009
Greenville man arrested on tax charges
Greenville, SC…A Greenville man is being held at the Greenville County Detention Center following his arrest today on a charge of submitting a fraudulent W-2 form to a Greenville County tax preparation service.
Anthony B. Young, 38, is being held after South Carolina Department of Revenue investigators charged him with one count of delivering a false document.
Young is accused of intentionally submitting a fraudulent W-2 form to a Greenville County tax preparation business to have a 2007 income tax return prepared. The Department of Revenue determined Young did not work for the company shown on the W-2 and he received federal and state funds totaling $7,462.05 to which he was not entitled.
He is facing up to one year in prison and a fine of up to $5,000 if convicted of the charges.
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Department assisted in Young’s arrest.