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Coffee County business owner charged with tax evasion

Posted on January 20, 2015 at 2:05 pm

The special investigations section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted an investigation that has led to the indictment and arrest of Coffee County business owner John Constantine, Sr. for alleged tax evasion and theft. Revenue Special Agents arrested Constantine in Manchester on Friday. Constantine owns and operates Haddon Motors at 3011 Hillsboro Highway in Manchester. On January 13, the Coffee County grand jury indicted Constantine on six Class E

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