South Carolina Forestry Commission
News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 2, 2008

LORIS WOMAN ARRESTED FOR TIMBER FRAUD

Vickey Huggins

(Columbia, SC) Law enforcement agents with the South Carolina Forestry Commission have charged a Loris woman with one count of timber fraud.  Vickey Huggins, 31, sold timber from her mother’s land without permission.  Ms. Huggins accepted $270.00 in payment for the timber which puts her in violation of SC Code 16-13-0240(3), property by false pretenses.

 

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For more information, contact Scott Hawkins, 803-896-8820

Legal Reference:

           SC Code 16-13-0240(3), property by false pretenses

 

THIS RELEASE REPORTS AN ARREST.  SUBJECTS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED INNOCENT UNLESS PROVEN OTHERWISE IN A COURT OF LAW.

 

 

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