False tax return lands Myrtle Beach man in jail

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Investigators with the South Carolina Department of Revenue continue to take a stand against tax fraud, arresting another man for allegedly filing a false tax return.

Samantha Cheek, spokeswoman with the SCDOR, explains that Adam Jarrett of Myrtle Beach is facing charges for knowingly filing a false tax return in 2011. His W2 form stated that he earned $15,702 and had $706 withheld in state wages, but did not work for the employer listed.

Adam Jarrett was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with assisting in the preparation of a false return. If convicted, Jarrett could face up to $500 in fines and/or up to five years in prison.

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