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Former Superintendent indicted by grand jury

COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – A former Superintendent of the Richland County School District One and the Marion County School District Two has been indicted by the state grand jury on various charges.

Attorney General Henry McMaster said Dr. Nathaniel Miller and another man, Samuel G. Lindo, have each been indicted on 28 counts as follows:

  • Two counts criminal conspiracy, each punishable by up to five years in prison or a fine up to $5,000.
  • Three counts embezzlement of $5,000 or more, each punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine nearly equal to the amount embezzled.
  • 15 counts obtaining signature or property by false pretenses of a value of $5,000 or more, each punishable by 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $500.
  • Eight counts obtaining signature or property by false pretenses of a value more than $1,000 but less than $5,000, each punishable by five years in prison or a fine at the discretion of the court.

In addition, Dr. Miller is also indicted on nine other counts:

  • One count embezzlement of $5,000 or more, punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine nearly equal to the amount embezzled.
  • Eight counts forgery involving an amount of $5,000 or more, each punishable by up to 10 years in prison and/or a fine at the discretion of the court.

McMaster stated all defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

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