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Extensive fraud probe under way in Statesboro

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STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) -

Several federal, state and local agencies are part of a fraud investigation in Statesboro.

Agents are in Bulloch County as part of a three-year investigation into what Statesboro police are calling "significant tax fraud, identity theft, and fraud" against a government operation.

Statesboro police issued of statement about the case: "It is not the policy of the Statesboro Police Department to discuss ongoing investigations."

Statesboro police, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internal Revenue Service, US Secret Service and US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Georgia are part of the investigation.

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