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Former Columbus Library employee arrested for misuse of public funds

Catherine Krause Catherine Krause


News release issued by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

In May, 2012, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office began an investigation into alleged financial discrepancies at the Columbus Library, which is a public entity.

During the course of the investigation, detectives reviewed financial documents spanning from January 1, 2010 through December 31st, 2011 and conducted numerous interviews.

As a result of that investigation, felony criminal charges were filed last week by the Cherokee County Attorney's Office and an arrest warrant was issued for a former library employee, 44 year old, Catherine Krause, for the Misuse of Public Funds of Not Less Than $1,000.00 and Not More Than $25,000.00.

Krause was arrested on Saturday evening and has since posted a $10,000.00 bond.

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