Home » NEWS » Banking & Finance » Forrest County deputy’s tax evasion trial delayed
US Tax forms with pen pencil glasses calculator

Forrest County deputy’s tax evasion trial delayed

The federal tax evasion trial for Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife, Linda Bolton, has been continued again.

The Hattiesburg American reports the trial is now scheduled for Sept. 12.

Although the continuance was granted to allow Linda Bolton’s new attorneys time to prepare her case, U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett said he was reluctant, given the circumstances, blaming Linda Bolton for causing the delay.

The couple is charged with five counts each of filing false tax returns and five counts each of tax evasion.

The charges stem from returns the couple filed between 2010 and 2014.

The Boltons, who own two Hattiesburg businesses, are accused of trying to hide income.

BEFORE YOU GO…

… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.

Click for more info

About Associated Press

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*