Posted: May 5, 2014 11:38 AM
Updated: May 5, 2014 12:20 PM
Source: Louisiana Department of Revenue
BATON ROUGE - A New Orleans woman has been arrested for five felony counts of tax fraud, according to the Louisiana Department of Revenue.
The department says Charnell Haymond of New Orleans is the 18th person arrested in a joint anti-fraud initiative with the Department of Revenue and the Louisiana Office of the Attorney General.
Haymond is accused of filing false individual state income tax returns, collecting over $22,000 in fraudulent refunds. She faces charges of theft, identity theft, computer fraud, monetary instrument abuse, and injuring public records.