Criminal Law

Alex Murdaugh Arrested After Being Accused of Stealing $4.3 Million of an Insurance Settlement

Alex Murdaugh has been arrested and charged with misappropriating insurance settlement funds in the wrongful death suit that followed the mysterious trip and fall death of his longtime housekeeper, Gloria Satterfield, authorities announced.

On Thursday morning, agents with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement took the longtime attorney, 52, into custody as he left a drug rehabilitation facility in Orlando, Fla., SLED wrote in a release.

He is charged with two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses.

Read the source article at PEOPLE.com

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