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September 2016 Archives

White collar crimes: Employee accused of forgery and conspiracy

A 45-year-old South Carolina man who is employed as a codes enforcement officer by the city of Greenville is facing conspiracy charges. Sometimes, financial difficulties can cause employees in trusted positions to commit white collar crimes that could have devastating consequences. This man is accused of forging special event permits in exchange for payments.

WMBF news anchor Michael Maely arrested for alleged drunk driving

Regardless of one's standing in the community, the same laws apply to all in South Carolina. The consequences can be devastating if a conviction is obtained. Michael Maely, the lead anchor for the evening news on WMBF, is facing drunk driving charges after his recent arrest.

Students suspected of selling marijuana-laced brownies

Two high school students in South Carolina are spending time in a juvenile detention center while waiting to learn what charges will be filed against them. According to a spokesperson for the Colleton County Sheriff's Office, the two girls are suspected of selling brownies on school grounds that were allegedly laced with marijuana. Investigators reportedly interviewed the girls, but charges are still pending.

White collar crimes: Doctor faces charge of bank fraud and more

Residents of South Carolina may not realize that their legal rights start even before they are arrested. Any person who suspects that he or she is being investigated regarding accusations of white collar crimes is entitled to be proactive and seek legal counsel before formal charges are filed. A skilled attorney can prepare an individual for what to expect if an arrest takes place, and also focus on protecting the client's rights from the onset.