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New information in KCSO embezzlement case
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Samantha "Sam" West Connell - photo by Provided by the KCDC
New information is being revealed in the wake of embezzlement accusations made against Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews’ former administrative assistant, Samantha “Sam” West Connell. Tuesday, Kershaw County Administrator Vic Carpenter revealed Connell’s last date of employment was almost exactly two years ago: May 19, 2016. Also on Tuesday, the Chronicle-Independent learned of a possible large payment the county made to Connell approximately five months later.