BREAKING: South Carolina Sheriff Indicted on 10 New Corruption Charges

A suspended sheriff in South Carolina has been indicted on 10 new public corruption charges Thursday, WBTV-TV reports.

Suspended Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood was indicted on 10 new allegations inside a courtroom Thursday, accusing him of public corruption.

According to prosecutors, Underwood is accused of criminal conspiracy, misconduct in office, using his office for financial gain, embezzlement and forgery.

He was suspended in May of last year after his chief deputy and a lieutenant were indicted by a federal grand jury on federal civil rights charges.

Source: Suspended Chester Co. Sheriff indicted on new public corruption allegations

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