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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 11, 2014

Horry County Man Charged With Money Laundering, Structuring and Lying to IRS Agents

Contact Person: Beth Drake (803) 929-3000

Columbia, South Carolina -----United States Attorney Bill Nettles announced that Larkin Thaddaeus Viers, age 36, of Horry County, South Carolina has been charged in a 14-count indictment.  Larkin Thaddaeus Viers was charged with money laundering, a violation of Title 18, U. S. C. §1957, conspiracy to launder money, a violation of Title 18, U. S. C. §1956(h), and false statements to federal agents, a violation of Title 18, U. S. C. §1001.  The maximum penalty Viers could receive is 20 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $2,000,000. The case was investigated by agents of the Internal Revenue Service and Secret Service and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney William E. Day II of the Florence office for prosecution.

Updated January 26, 2015