Former Ridgeland worker charged with embezzlement

RIDGELAND, SC (WTOC) - A former Ridgeland employee has been charged with embezzling thousands of dollars in public funds.

Mandy Lynn Drew, 34, Ridgeland, South Carolina is charged with embezzlement of public funds.

According to an arrest warrant from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, Drew stole an estimated $118,000 while working at the Ridgeland Water Dept. Drew was responsible for the collection of water service payments.

The embezzlements occurred from April 1, 2009 and Jan. 18, 2011, according to SLED.

SLED is investigating the allegations at the request of the town of Ridgeland.

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