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Charleston Doctor Arrested on Tax Evasion Charges

 

NEWS RELEASE

SOUTH CAROLINA

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

Public Affairs Office

Contact: Danny Brazell

Phone: (803) 898-5464

Email: brazeld@sctax.org

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 26, 2005

 

Charleston doctor arrested on tax evasion charges

 

            South Carolina Department of Revenue investigators today arrested a Charleston doctor on charges of state income tax evasion

            Samuel Clayton Covington, 52, was charged with three counts of tax evasion. Charleston County Magistrate Linda Lombard released Covington on a . personal recognizance bond.

            Covington is accused of failing to file state income tax returns and report taxable income of more than $23,850 from 2001 2003.

            He is facing up to 15 years in prison and fines of up to $30,000 if convicted of all the charges.

 

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