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Moncks Corner man charged with tax fraud

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Tuesday police arrested a Moncks Corner man as a result of a tax refund scam investigation by the SC Department of Revenue in the Charleston, SC area.

Quinton Washington, 36, was arrested and charged with two counts of assisting in the preparation of a fraudulent tax return and two counts of forgery.

Washington, a resident of Moncks Corner, submitted income tax returns for 2008 and 2009 using fraudulent W-2 information, and claimed tax refunds totaling $5,702 and $5,330, respectively, to which he was not entitled.

If convicted of the four charges, Washington could face up to 30 years in prison and/or up to $1,000 in fines.

Washington is currently awaiting a bond hearing at the Al Cannon Detention Center in Charleston.

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