TTB Press Release
|Febuary 7, 2022
For Immediate Release
Office of Congressional and Public Affairs
Moonshiner Pleads Guilty in Federal Court
On Friday, February 4, 2002, Clifton Ray Anderson, Jr., 47, of Boomer, N.C., pled guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States of excise taxes on distilled liquor and to violate the laws of the United States, including the interstate transportation of untaxed liquor and possession of an unregistered still.
Anderson’s co-conspirators, Roger Nance, 76, of Wilkesboro, N.C., Huie Kenneth Nicholson, 75, of Hamptonville, N.C., and Gary Matthew Ray, 53, of Roaring River, N.C., previously pled guilty to the same conspiracy charge as Anderson. James Patterson, 71, of Dinwiddie, VA, previously pled guilty in a separately filed case in the Western District of North Carolina to distributing untaxed moonshine distilled by Anderson.
A copy of the press release is available here on the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of North Carolina website.
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