Siler City Resident Charged In State Tax Case

Date:  December 16, 2013

RALEIGH – A Siler City resident was arrested Wednesday on felony tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Deborah Hawkins McManus, 56, of 11 Pine Forest Drive, Siler City was charged on December 11, 2013 with three counts of embezzlement of state property.

Arrest warrants allege that McManus, as bookkeeper and responsible person of Carolina Family Practice, P.A., aided and abetted the corporation to embezzle, misapply and convert to its own use $47,369.00 in North Carolina Individual Income Tax withheld during the period January 2011 through July 2013.

McManus appeared before a Wake County magistrate and was placed under a $150,000  bond.  A first appearance was scheduled for December 12, 2013 in Wake County District Court in Raleigh.

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