Douglas tax preparer arrested

Douglas tax preparer arrested

DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - Coffee Co. Sheriff's Detectives say Emily Walden tricked clients out of more than $4,300 of expected refund money.

She created a tax return for a victim using H & R Block software at her home.

A victim contacted H & R Block representatives who figured out the refund, had been deposited into a Douglas bank account.

Walden is charged with one felony count of theft by conversion.

If you or anyone you know used Walden for tax preparation and have found irregularities, please contact the sheriff's office. The number is (912) 384-4227.

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