Wilmington Attorney Charged with State Tax Offenses

September 20, 2016

RALEIGH – A Wilmington Attorney was arrested Tuesday on tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Andrew J. Hanley, 53, of 31 Robert E. Lee Dr., Wilmington, was charged on September 20, 2016 with three counts of Willful Failure to File Return, Supply Information, or Pay Tax.

Arrest warrants allege that Hanley was required to file North Carolina Individual Income Tax Returns for the tax years 2009, 2010, and 2012, but willfully failed to file the returns. Hanley is an attorney at the law firm of Crossley, McIntosh, Collier, Hanley & Edes, PLLC, located in Wilmington.

Hanley appeared before a Wake County magistrate and was placed under a $6,000.00 secured bond. A first appearance is scheduled for October 20, 2016 in Wake County District Court in Raleigh.

The charges against Hanley resulted from an investigation by a special agent with the Department’s Criminal Investigations Section in Raleigh.

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