Charges Mount on Financial Fraud Case

 A Clinton man was initially arrested in the name of another man early this week, then later charged with fraudulently using that victim’s name in obtaining money through illegal transactions. Yesterday, he was served with an additional charge. The Laurens County Sheriff’s office served another warrant on 42-year-old Frank Todd Hughey of 13 Milling Street, Clinton that cites a Crime against a Federally chartered financial institution. Lt. Martin states in the warrant served yesterday that Frank Todd Hughey executed a scheme on January 14th by depositing a stolen check for $975 on the victim whose name he had been using at Founders Federal Credit Union on Highway 76, Clinton. Frank Todd Hughey was to face a judge today for a bond hearing on the latest charge. Bonds on four previous warrants range from $5,000 to $15,000 and total $40,000. Mr. Hughey was also being held for the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office.