FOLEY (WJON News) - A Foley man is facing 57 felony charges for selling cars without a license.

The Minnesota Department of Revenue has charged Grady Shearer of Foley with 53 counts of felony failure to pay sales tax and 4 counts of felony failure to file income tax returns.

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Officials say Shearer allegedly sold motor vehicles, outdoor recreational equipment, and other items through Facebook between 2018 and 2021 without collecting sales tax and without a motor vehicle dealer’s license. The complaint claims Shearer owes more than $222,000 in unpaid sales tax, income tax, penalties, and interest.

Each charge carries a maximum fine of $10,000, 5 years in prison, or both.

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