A Wake County man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he never sent the state almost $36,000 in tax withheld from employee paychecks at his two businesses and that he understated his income on his own tax return for four years.
Investigators from the Department of Revenue swore out warrants charging Willie Trumall Wimbush, 43, of 1417 White Opal Drive with seven counts of embezzling state money and four counts of attempting to evade taxes.
The house carries a Knightdale address, and agents arrested Wimbush there Wednesday evening, records showed.
He was held in the Wake County Detention Center in lieu of $125,000 bail and was to go in front of a judge Thursday.
According to the warrants, Wimbush did not give the state money $28,507 in income tax withheld from employees’ checks when he was the managing partner of Wimbush & Jones Computer Consultants and Staffing in 2010 through 2013.
Other warrants charged that he never turned over $7,336 in withholding from salaries that Peak Healthcare Services paid in 2012 through 2014.
The charges of understating his own income on his tax returns covered ones he filed for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, the arrest warrants said.