Durham Man Jailed on State Tax Charges
RALEIGH – A Durham man received an active prison sentence Monday after pleading guilty to tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.
Kayron A. Barnard, 31, of 6 York Court, Durham pleaded guilty in Wake County Superior Court on Jan. 30, 2006 to two counts of obtaining property by false pretenses.
Wake County Superior Court Judge Paul G. Gessner sentenced Barnard to a 12- to 15- month active prison term. Barnard was placed immediately into the custody of the North Carolina Department of Correction to begin serving his term.
An investigation by a special agent with the North Carolina Department of Revenue found that Barnard filed false 2001 and 2004 North Carolina individual income tax returns. The returns were filed with altered wage and tax statements that increased the wages earned and tax withheld. The returns deceived the Department of Revenue and caused the state to issue a larger tax refund to Barnard than he legally was entitled to receive.
The charges against Barnard resulted from an investigation by a special agent with the Department’s Criminal Investigations Division in Raleigh.
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