Friday, February 10, 2017

Surfside Beach finance director arrested for embezzlement

Tammy Gardner (Source: JRLDC)
Surfside SC Feb 10 2017 The State Law Enforcement Division arrested former Surfside Beach Finance Director Tammy Gardner Thursday morning on a charge of breach of trust with fraudulent intent involving $5,000 or more, according to jail records.
Gardner, a 49-year-old from Conway, was booked at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center at 7:40 a.m. Her bond has not been set.
SLED has been investigating allegations of missing funds in the town since September.

According to the town’s job description, the finance manager’s duties include assisting the finance director with budgets, reviews weekly payables and reconciles daily cash deposits, processes and prepares purchase orders and supervises the business license office and reception desk employees.

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