Durham County Attorney Charged with State Tax Offenses


RALEIGH – A Durham County attorney was arrested Monday on tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Tiffany Lynne Ashhurst King, 42, of 1300 Laurel Springs Drive, apartment 1307, Durham, North Carolina, was charged on June 22, 2015 with four counts of Willful Failure to File Return, Supply Information, or Pay Tax.

Arrest warrants allege that Ashhurst King, a licensed attorney, willfully failed to file a North Carolina Individual Income Tax Return for the tax years 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Ashhurst King appeared before a Wake County magistrate and was placed under a $10,000 bond. A first appearance was scheduled for July 20, 2015 in Wake County District Court in Raleigh.

The charges against Ashhurst King resulted from an investigation by a special agent with the Department’s Criminal Investigations Section in Raleigh.

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