Matthews Businesswoman Pleads Guilty to State Tax Charges
RALEIGH – A Matthews businesswoman pleaded guilty Monday in
Wake County District Court to felony tax charges filed by the North
Carolina Department of Revenue.
Jennifer Elizabeth Honeycutt, 45, of 808 Brightmoor Drive, Matthews,
pleaded guilty on Oct. 11, 2004 to two counts of aiding and abetting
The Bicycle Shoppe of Matthews, Inc. to attempt to evade or defeat
the North Carolina and Mecklenburg County sales taxes.
Wake County District Court Judge Joyce A. Hamilton sentenced Honeycutt
to two, consecutive six- to eight-month prison terms. The sentence
was suspended and Honeycutt was placed on supervised probation for
36 months. She was ordered to pay a $200 fine and perform 50 hours
of community services. Honeycutt paid $60,586.17 in restitution while
The charges against Honeycutt resulted from an investigation by the
Department of Revenue’s Charlotte Examinations Office and a
special agent with the Department’s Criminal Investigations
Division in Raleigh.
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