COVINGTON, Ga. - Agents with the Internal Revenue Service are in Covington today at OHCO. Inc, an international fabric and textile distributor, for an undisclosed reason.
IRS agents were unable to answer any on-scene questions Wednesday, Aug. 28.
The Covington News has reached out to IRS media relations and the Georgia State Patrol for more information related to this investigation.
According to its website, OHCO, Inc. is one of the largest exporters in the United States of fabric, textile stock lots and closeouts. It has been in business for nearly 50 years.
"Our customer base primarily consists of South America, Central America, Mexico, The Mid-East, Africa, Europe and The Caribbean Islands," according to the OHCO website. "All products exported by OHCO, Inc. are sold in container load quantities (some LTL), however many customers choose to fill containers with an assortment of fabrics or textiles to best suit their needs. Depending on the product, we may sell by the yard or meter, by the pound or kilo and per metric ton."
Covington Police Department Capt. Ken Malcom said CPD was not asked to assist in any investigation conducted by the IRS or OHCO.
The Covington News will continue to update this story as more information is received.