PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. - An employee in the Finance Department of the Putnam County Clerk of the Court is facing multiple charges after a large sum of money went missing.
Sharon Janene Blount, 42, is accused of fraudulently obtaining and cashing 18 checks totaling $84,851.00, according to a release from the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.
Blount was taken into custody after detectives allegedly intercepted an $8,000.00 check that she delivered to an individual in the parking lot of the Putnam County Courthouse.
Blount, a 15-year employee, is charged with 19 counts of uttering a false bank note, organized scheme to defraud, official misconduct and grand theft over $20,000 but less than $100,000.
Blount is currently being held without bond in the Putnam County Jail.
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