Former BCSD employee confesses to taking nearly $400,000

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) —  Former Berkeley County School District Chief Financial Officer Brantley Thomas confessed to having taken nearly $400,000 from the district.

Brantley Thomas
Brantley Thomas

The FBI had been investigating irregularities in the school board’s finances when Thomas was fired on February 7th.

According to the school district officials, this all began in 2012.

The board voted on Tuesday night to both fire the accounting firm that gave Thomas a clean audit and to begin an internal investigation of the district’s finances.

Thomas has worked for the school district since 1993 and oversaw all of the district’s finances.

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCBD)-  The FBI is investigating an allegation of a former employee of the Berkeley County School District involving violation of the public trust.

According to the FBI such types of allegations are of high priority to them.  The Berkeley County school district is cooperating with the investigation which is currently ongoing.

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