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Vance County man accused of embezzlement

Christopher Privett is suspected of embezzling more than $93,000 in income taxes that should have been paid to the state, according to authorities.

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Christopher D. Privett Sr.
RALEIGH, N.C. — A Vance County man is accused of defrauding the state government.

Christopher D. Privett Sr., 41, of 285 Burchette Road in Manson, is suspected of embezzling more than $93,000 in income taxes that should have been paid to the state, according to authorities.

Privett was arrested following a state Department of Revenue criminal investigation into his company, Trowel Trades.

The tax infractions happened between January 2004 and December 2007, according to authorities.

Privett was being held under a $20,000 bond in the Wake County jail on Friday.

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