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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 14, 2011
Richland County Man Arrested on Tax Charges
Columbia, SC --- A Richland County man was arrested today by Department of Revenue investigators and charged with forgery and assisting in the preparation of a false income tax return.
Nathaniel Young, of Columbia, is being held at the Alvin Glenn Detention Center pending a bond hearing. Young took a forged 2010 W-2 form to a local tax preparer and had federal and state individual income tax returns prepared. The returns requested refunds totaling $7,854.00.
If convicted, Young is facing up to ten (10) years in prison.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Office assisted the investigators with the arrest.