The following press release has been issued by the Towns County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Mary Kathleen Maddox, 45, of Hayesville, North Carolina, was charged with Theft by Deception and Theft by Conversion for suspected activities from 2011 to 2013.
The victim employed the alleged suspect and noticed the company credit card statement had excessive charges. The victim notified Towns County Sheriff’s Office in June 2013, and Detective Lt. Mark Cecci began an investigation.
The suspect is said to have wrongly charged services and items to the victim’s credit card, as well as allegedly taking money from her employer.
The total amount of the alleged theft is in excess of $19,000. The suspect was arrested and booked into Towns County Detention Center and is currently out on bond.
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