FBI investigating 3 Jasper locations in connection with IRS crimes
POSTED: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 4:10pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 4:13pm
Jasper, Texas (KETK) — The Federal Bureau of Investigations is conducting a raid at three separate locations in Jasper, Texas.
On Wednesday morning, a raid was conducted at the Jasper office of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments, a church and a residence.
FBI Dallas media relations, Katie Chaumont, said that agents with the FBI Criminal Investigations Division, Immigration and Customs Encorcement, and Homeland Security Investigations arrived at the Deep East Texas Council of Governments, the Lighthouse Church of God and Christ and a home on Willow Drive.
Details are limited, but Chaumont was able to tell KETK these agencies were under an IRS criminal investigation and that they were being investigated for being unlawful and present.
Chamont says she will notify the media as more information becomes available.