Three suspects in a federal tax fraud scheme remained at large Thursday evening.
Twenty suspects, all from Bulloch County, were arrested Wednesday while one, Myron Kelsey Rawls, 30, of Statesboro, was arrested Thursday, according to Bulloch County Jail records.
Law enforcement officials still seek Santravis Jerrod Brown, 23, of Statesboro; Jenna Scott, 28, of Jacksonville, Fla.; and Tidaesha Taylor, 27, of College Park, Ga.
Arrest warrants were issued Wednesday for a total 23 people on federal tax fraud charges.
The arrests followed a months-long investigation regarding fraudulent tax returns, said a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District
The federal crimes charged in these indictments range from a conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service to identity theft from medical records, according to the release.
Defendants are believed to have illicitly obtained personal identifiers, such as names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers, and used them to prepare and submit fraudulent tax returns to obtain tax refunds.
These arrests are part of the same long-term
investigation that led to multiple search warrants being executed in Statesboro in September.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Brown, Scott or Taylor is asked to please contact Statesboro police Detective Sgt. James Winskey at (912) 764-9911.