Moncks Corner man arrested on tax fraud charges

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A 36-year-old Moncks Corner man is facing tax fraud charges following an investigation by the South Carolina Department of Revenue.

Authorities arrested Quinton Washington on Tuesday and charged him with two counts of assisting in the preparation of a fraudulent tax return and two counts of forgery.

According to authorities, Washington submitted income tax returns for 2008 and 2009 using fraudulent W-2 information and claimed tax refunds totaling $11,032.

Washington could face up to 30 years in prison and up to $1,000 in fines.

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