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Forestbrook Elementary program director accused of embezzling over $27k

Yvonne S. Campbell (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center website) Yvonne S. Campbell (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center website)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A Myrtle Beach woman was arrested on October 16 following an audit of the after school program at Forestbrook Elementary in Horry County revealed over $27,000 in missing deposits between September 2014 and August 2015.

Yvonne S. Campbell age 51, of Myrtle Beach, is charged with embezzlement of public funds, value of $5,000 or more, according to the J. Reuben Long Detention Center website.

The Horry County Schools audit report shows that between September 22, 2014 and August 11, 2015, a total of $27,110 of deposits was missing from the after school KidPower program.

According to the Forestbrook Elementary School website, Yvonne Campbell is the Program Director for the school’s after school KidPower program.

A police report from the Horry County Police Department shows an audit was performed in September and that money was discovered missing from the deposits of the after school program.

The report also states that over the past five years Campbell was believed to not be depositing any cash payments, just checks made out to the program.  

Accounting documents attained by Horry County Police verified Campbell was not depositing the cash payments, the police report states.

Campbell was booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center on October 16 and was released the same day.

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