Cleveland County Resident Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date:  Nov. 23, 2009

Raleigh - A Cleveland county resident pleaded guilty Sept. 29 in Cleveland County District
Court of failure to file and pay the state income tax.

James G. Christakes of 3111 Blue Ridge Drive, Shelby, was sentenced to 120 days. The jail
time was suspended to 24 months supervised probation. He was ordered to pay restitution of

The charges against Christakes are the result of efforts by the N.C. Department of Revenue
collections office in Hickory.


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