IRS agents, undercover deputies search N. Charleston car dealership

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Undercover deputies and federal agents conducted an investigation at a North Charleston used car dealership Tuesday.

Agents with the Internal Revenue Service and undercover deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff's office searched inside a garage at Nick's Auto Sales on 4154 Rivers Ave.

An IRS spokeswoman confirmed that "official business" was being conducted at the location.

Agents were seen carrying what appeared to be records or paperwork from the dealership. A drug sniffing dog searched a couple of cars, but nothing was found and the drivers of the cars were allowed to leave.

The cause of the investigation is unknown at this time.

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