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South Carolina
Judicial Branch

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

In the Matter of George A. Harper, Respondent.


Respondent was arrested and charged with six (6) counts of willfully failing to file a state income tax return and failing to pay taxes in violation of S.C. Code Ann. 12-54-44(B)(3) (2000). The Office of Disciplinary Counsel petitions the Court to place respondent on interim suspension pursuant to Rule 17, RLDE, Rule 413, SCACR.

IT IS ORDERED that respondents license to practice law in this state is suspended until further order of the Court.

s/ Costa M. Pleicones                                   J.

         Toal, C.J., not participating

Columbia, South Carolina
March 31, 2009