Etowah County drug investigation uncovers tax fraud ring

ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - While investigating a drug trafficking operation, Etowah County deputies have busted a tax fraud operation.
Deputies have arrested and charged three people from Rockledge with drug trafficking. They say while executing the search warrant, they discovered a tax fraud operation.
Investigators say the suspects were creating false sales contracts for non-existing houses to abuse the first-time home buyer's tax credit.
The IRS is investigating.