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Wellford, SC (FOX Carolina) - A Spartanburg County woman has been arrested after the South Carolina Department of Revenue says she assisted in the preparation of false tax returns. 

According to arrest warrants, 47-year-old Susan M. Campbell, helped create multiple false tax returns from 2014-2017. Warrants say the returns were for a variety of different taxpayers, 17 in total, totaling almost $500,000 in losses. 

Campbell is charged with 17 counts of willfully making or assisting in the preparation of false or fraudulent tax returns.

The SCDOR says if convicted, Cambell faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $500 fine per count, in addition to court costs. 

Campbell is being held at the Spartanburg County Detention Center pending a bond hearing. 

The full release on her arrest can be read here

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