Lakeland business owner charged with tax evasion

Lakeland business owner charged with tax evasion

LAKELAND, GA (WALB) - A Lakeland business owner has been charged with tax evasion.

The charges brought by the Georgia Department of Revenue are related to a 3-county illegal gambling operation that was exposed in February.

Neal Patel and several others arrested at the time face several charges.

Last week, the Georgia Department of Revenue in Atlanta took out the tax evasion warrants on Patel and he was arrested by the Lanier County Sheriff's Office.

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