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5:45 am on Wednesday October 10, 2012

Former Beaufort County clerk sentenced to house arrest on embezzlement charges (Update: Early end)

Flickr user Joe Gratz Update October 10: Elizabeth Smith's federal probation has come to an early end, although it will be another year before her state probation is up for an early end. Update September 28: Just a little more than a year after ...
3:30 am on Friday April 8, 2011

Federal case against Beaufort County's Elizabeth Smith moving again (updated: appears in court)

Flickr user Joe Gratz Update April 8: Elizabeth Smith appeared in a federal court in charleston to officially enter her guilty plea. There are few reports out there describing the scene at the courthouse April 7; The Island Packet's being the most...
5:02 am on Friday October 29, 2010

Now federal charges in Beaufort clerk of court embezzlement case (update: pled not guilty)

Flickr user Kevin H. The legal files are no doubt climbing. Update October 29: I overlooked this one, but Smith has pled not guilty to unlawful conversion of public funds at arraignment hearing and no trial date has been set; The Island Packet has...
12:07 pm on Saturday September 25, 2010

In Beaufort embezzlement case, fired employee may await outcome of federal case

Remember how former Beaufort County Clerk of Court Elizabeth Smith was found guilty on charges of embezzlement and now faces federal charges? Now a former deputy clerk of court, Janice Young, is holding off on her civil suit of alleged wrongful...
5:56 am on Wednesday September 22, 2010

Former Beaufort County clerk Elizabeth Smith found guilty (Updated)

Flickr user Joe Gratz Updates on the bottom. After a brief deliberation by the jury, former Beaufort County Clerk of Court Elizabeth Smith has been found guilty on charges of embezzlement and one charge of misconduct. For the more than $23,000 she...
5:13 am on Monday September 20, 2010

Trial of Beaufort County Clerk of Court embezzlement charges begins

Flickr user aresauburnphotos Update September 21: Guilty. First reporting: Former Beaufort County Clerk of Court Elizabeth Smith faces the first day of trial today for her alleged embezzlement of more than $23,000 and related actions.  The Island...