Charleston Co. parking attendant accused of stealing $2,000

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Authorities arrested a 42-year-old Charleston County parking attendant on Friday accused of stealing $2,000.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office charged Martina Moultrie Richardson for embezzlement. According to investigators, Richardson stole approximately $2,014, while acting in her official capacity as an employee of Charleston County.

On Aug. 5, the Charleston County parking garage system manager told authorities that Richardson had an unusually large amount of manual transactions which were far more than the other cashiers.

An incident report states that the manager examined Richardson's printouts back to April and saw the same large number of manual transactions.

Surveillance video of those transactions showed Richardson accepting cash for a parking fee and void out the transaction in her system. Authorities say the cash was never accounted for on her deposit sheets.

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