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London issues statement on IRS dispute

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By SCOTT LONDON
Eddy County Sheriff
I’m Scott London, sheriff of Eddy County. In light of all that has transpired recently here in Eddy County surrounding my opposition to the IRS seizure and sale of Mr. Kent Carter’s properties here in Carlsbad, I felt obligated to disclose what happened, what I learned, and what ultimately led to my decision to stand down and allow the sale to occur.
First, let me be clear of my intentions and my stance. I was never taking a stand against the original order, nor am I even opposing the legitimacy of the IRS. The U.S. Marshals are not my enemy. I believe, at least in part, the calm demeanor of our interactions are the results of the positive working relationship the sheriff’s office and the marshals have had in the past. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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