Lake City woman charged with theft of government funds

Lake City, SC - LAKE CITY, SC (WMBF) - A Lake City woman has been charged Tuesday in a single-count indictment with the theft of government funds, according to U.S. Attorney William Nettles.

Denise Legette, 30, faces a maximum penalty of a $250,000 fine and up to 10 years in prison.

The case was investigated by agents of the Social Security Administration. No further information on the case has been made available by officials.

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