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June 2015 Archives

Gambling addiction leads to conviction after white collar crimes

South Carolina residents with dependency issues commonly have to face many stumbling blocks. Regardless of whether a person is addicted to drugs, alcohol or gambling, their need for money to fund their addictions may move them to commit white collar crimes. Those who fail to seek the help of rehabilitation programs may ultimately have to face the legal consequences of their deeds.

Driver faces DUI charges after smashing into trooper's vehicle

A man from a neighboring state was arrested in the early morning hours of a recent Monday. The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported that the 27-year-old man was traveling along SC 124 when he veered left and entered the median. His pickup truck smashed into the vehicle of a Pickens County deputy who was parked in the median. He is now facing DUI charges.

South Carolina man faces bank fraud and corruption charges

A South Carolina man may have to face incarceration of 30 years, along with a fine of $1 million after agreeing to plead guilty to federal fraud charges. The same man also pleaded guilty to bank fraud conspiracy in 2011 after trying to defraud the Bank of America. The current case apparently also involves some accomplices, and the group allegedly defrauded Wells Fargo Bank of approximately $100,000.

South Carolina gym teacher faces child pornography charges

Being convicted of sex crimes can have a severe impact on the personal and professional life of the offender. In addition to potential incarceration, the person will also face a lifelong registry as a sex offender. Every case has two sides, and accused individuals must never sign statements or admit guilt without consulting with a legal professional. A South Carolina teacher is facing child pornography charges after he was found with photographs of fully clothed students.