Attorney accused of stealing more than $400K from client

Attorney accused of stealing more than $400K from client

WOOD COUNTY, OH (WTOL) - A Wood County Attorney has been arraigned for stealing more than $400,000 dollars from a client's trust account that he had access to.

Robert Searfoss III, was named in a secret indictment last week by a Wood County Grand Jury.

Wood County Prosecutor Paul Dobson says he's charged with two counts of aggravated theft, four counts of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, four counts of money laundering, three counts of theft and one count of grand theft.

Judge Alan Mayberry set Searfoss' bond at a half a million dollars.

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