Alex Murdaugh hit with 27 new charges.

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announces State Grand Jury issues a new round of indictments against Richard Alexander Murdaugh for Breach of Trust, Money Laundering, Computer Crimes, and Forgery

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced today that the South Carolina State Grand Jury issued four indictments consisting of 27 new charges against suspended attorney Richard Alexander Murdaugh. These new indictments charge Murdaugh with 21 counts of Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent and six counts of Computer Crimes.

Previously, Murdaugh was suspended from practicing law in September 2021. He was previously indicted offenses related to a scheme to commit suicide and defraud an insurance company. Murdaugh also previously was served two Beaufort County arrest warrants for Obtaining Goods by False Pretenses.  He was also indicted in November and December 2021 on 48 counts that include Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent, Obtaining Property by False Pretenses, Money Laundering, Computer Crimes, and Forgery.

January 2022 adds even more charges to Alex Murdaugh’s plate. Allendale County charges Murdaugh  with Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent, Value $10,000 or More (3 counts); and Computer Crime, Value $10,000 or More (2 counts). Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent, Value $10,000 or More is a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison or a fine in the discretion of the court. Computer Crime, Value $10,000 or More is a felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $50,000. The indictments arise out of an alleged scheme to defraud the victims of $583,056.14.

And that is not all, January hit him again with even more newer charges that include another Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent, Value More Than $2,000, but Less than $10,000 (14 counts), and Computer Crime, Value $10,000 or More (1 count). The indictments arise out of an alleged scheme to defraud the victim of $1,325,000.00.

And then, in the third new January indictment, venued in Hampton County, Murdaugh was charged with Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent, Value $10,000 or More (2 counts); and Computer Crime, Value $10,000 or More (1 count). The indictments arise out of an alleged scheme to defraud the victim of $350,245.08.

And in the fourth new January indictment, venued in Hampton County, Murdaugh was charged with Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent, Value $10,000 or More (2 counts); and Computer Crime, Value $10,000 or More (2 counts). The indictments arise out of an alleged scheme to defraud the victim of $398,714.90.

“Altogether, Murdaugh is charged in the new January State Grand Jury Indictments with respect to alleged schemes to defraud victims of $2,657,016.12. When combined with the State Grand Jury Indictments from November and December 2021, the alleged total is $8,875,944.45.”

You can read the press release and find the links to the indictments here. You can read the indictments hereherehere, and here.

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