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Jackson Minister Sentenced to 55 Months in Prison

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn.- A Jackson minister and businessman was sentenced Tuesday to four years and seven months in federal prison for failing to pay more than $3.6 million in federal income taxes.

Isaac Brooks, Jr., 60, pleaded guilty in May 2012 to two counts of a 29-count indictment for income tax evasion. Records showed Brooks operated "Temp Owned Temporary Services" from 2002 to 2008.

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Brooks started "Full Line Maintenance" in 2003 and was a minister at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.

In additions to his prison time, Brooks must repay the $3.6 million to the IRS.