Criminal Conspiracy

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Laurens woman on charges that she attempted to cheat or defraud a Clinton area Waffle House yesterday. 23-year-old Brittany Candida Smith of 114 East Hampton Street, Laurens was charged with Obtaining Signature under False Pretense and with Criminal Conspiracy. Sheriff’s Sgt. Farrah Cook states that Ms. Smith obtained goods valued at $2,000 or less with intent to cheat or defraud the victim. In the Criminal Conspiracy warrant, Sgt. Cook states that Ms. Smith conspired with another person to accomplish the crime of presenting counterfeit money by unlawful means, for goods and services. Brittany Candida Smith was being held overnight, pending a bond hearing today.