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IRS Nabbs Man For Tax Scam Scandal

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The Internal Revenue service is filing charges against a man arrested in Jones Co. for an alleged tax scam totaling more than $250,000. Authorities said Lenin Saul Martinez Urbina was charged with conspiracy, theft of public money and fraud.

 http://www.irs.gov/

It's all in connection with an interstate scam to cash tax refund checks that were collected fraudulently.

Martinez made his initial appearance in court on Thursday.

During the car search, authorities found more than 30 checks along with 25 copies of social security cards that matched the names on the checks.

Martinez will be back in court on Monday for his preliminary hearing.

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