Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Man charged with sales tax evasion for boat purchase

CLINTON (WATE) - A Knoxville man turned himself in Monday on charges of sales tax evasion in Anderson County.

Jerry Lee Hatmaker, 64, was indicted by an Anderson County Grand Jury on four counts of sales tax evasion.

He was also indicted on one count of filing a false report, one count of perjury and one count of forgery.

The indictment charges that Hatmaker faked records when he bought a boat and underreported sales tax of $2,050.50.

Hatmaker's bond was set at $25,000.