Dalzell woman arrested in exploitation of an adult


According to a news release from Sumter County Sheriff's Office, 32-year-old Amber Gail Johnson, 7 Lombardi Court, Dalzell, has been charged with exploitation of a vulnerable adult.

According to the warrant, between June 1 and Dec. 4, 2017, in Sumter County, Johnson and the victim, who had previously been diagnosed with dementia, opened up a joint bank account and Johnson withdrew $24,500 from the account and then opened up a bank account at another bank in her name only.

The victim's daughter, who has Power of Attorney for the victim, said she did not authorize or have any knowledge of another bank account being opened.