SLED: Horry County estate representative charged with breach of trust, fraud

By WMBF News Staff, Published: Jul. 14, 2022 at 4:20 PM CDT

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A Horry County man is in custody for fraudulently transferring almost half a million dollars to himself from an estate account for which he represented.

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) charged Luther Allen Barefoot, 60, of Conway, with two counts of breach of trust with fraudulent intent for the value of $10,000 or more.

According to the arrest warrants, Barefoot was appointed as a personal representative for an estate in November 2016. As the estate’s representative, Barefoot opened a checking account for the estate at Anderson Brothers Bank.

Link to article: https://www.wmbfnews.com/2022/07/14/sled-horry-county-estate-representative-charged-with-breach-trust-defrauding-esate/?fbclid=IwAR1m3KXiUPQu2L5FTtD6XX4ll7oB8KQCctCeinr1nlIp3fWxyFrsxT1WymU

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