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Deputies: Woman stole EBT card while friend was in jail

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Carol Rogers (Source: Oconee Co. Sheriff's Office) Carol Rogers (Source: Oconee Co. Sheriff's Office)
SENECA, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A Seneca woman accused of stealing and using a food stamp card while the owner was in jail has been charged, Oconee County Sheriff's Office said on Friday.

Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt said the victim reported she was arrested on Nov. 25 and left her wallet, purse and coat at a home on Pressley Place in Seneca.

When the woman was released on Jan. 3, she said she went to the house to retrieve her belongings. 

A resident of the home, 44-year-old Carol Rogers, said she did not have the items any longer, according to Watt.

The victim reported that her EBT card was in her wallet that was left at the home had been used multiple times while she was in jail, according to Watt.

Watt said during the investigation they determined Rogers had used the EBT card at the end of December and beginning of January at the Walmart in Seneca.

Rogers has been charged with four counts of food stamp fraud. She was given a personal recognizance bond of $10,000 on Friday morning.

Watt said the investigation is ongoing.

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