A Harnett County Woman Charged in State Tax Case

December 31 , 2013

RALEIGH – A Lillington woman was arrested on felony tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Tamika L. Goins, 28, of 11 Sheldon Ct., Lillington was charged on December 24, 2013 with four counts of Obtaining Property by False Pretenses and four counts of Uttering Forged Instrument.

Arrest warrants allege that Goins filed fraudulent North Carolina individual income tax returns for the tax years 2006 and 2007 claiming refunds and representing income and withholding different than that which was reported by her employer. Additional warrants allege that she filed fraudulent 2008 and 2009 North Carolina individual income tax returns claiming refunds and representing income and withholding from a business for which she never worked during that year. Goins was also charged with four counts of Uttering Forged Instrument in the form of false 2006 though 2009 Wage and Tax Statements.

Goins appeared before a Harnett County magistrate and was placed under a $15,000 bond. A first appearance was scheduled for December 27, 2013 in Wake County District Court in Raleigh.

The charges against Goins resulted from an investigation by a special agent with the Department’s Criminal Investigations Section in Raleigh.
                                                                                                                              


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