COLUMBIA — A former employee at the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles has been charged with taking more than $300,000 from the agency.
Multiple media outlets reported 39-year-old Wendy Gaskins of West Columbia was charged Tuesday with embezzlement of public funds.
The State Law Enforcement Division says Gaskins was a facilities manager with the DMV and is accused of taking the money for personal use.
SLED says Gaskins set up a fake company known as "J. Creech Construction" and deposited the stolen funds in a checking account for the company.
It was unclear if Gaskins had an attorney.