According to WMBF news, – Dr. Nathaniel Miller, a Marion County school superintendent, has been arrested on allegations of public corruption.
South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) officials allege that between March 2006 and January 2010, Dr. Miller converged an estimated $503,000 of school money for his personal use. The allegations claim that the money was used to pay mortgages, college tuition, and rent for his children.
Miller turned himself into SLED agents at the Richland County Courthouse Friday and was charged with embezzlement of public funds. A grand jury set Miller’s bond at $75,000 during a hearing on Friday.
According to district officials, the board named Nancy Grice, the district’s director of curriculum and instruction, as acting superintendent.
Dr. Miller is innocent until proven guilty.
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