State to Remain in Control of Murdaugh’s Assets


U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel gave official word Tuesday that the state of South Carolina will remain in control of Alex Murdaugh’s assets.

The 2.1 million dollars in assets were placed in receivership on Nov. 4, 2021, to prevent “hiding, concealing, misappropriating, selling, encumbering, transferring, impairing the value of and otherwise disposing of any” assets.

Murdaugh pled guilty on September 21st to 22 federal charges of financial crimes, the charges included conspiracy to commit wire fraud and wire fraud to bank fraud and money laundering.

Earlier this year, Murdaugh was found guilty and was sentences to two life sentences in the 2021 shooting deaths of his wife, Maggie; and son, Paul, at the family’s estate in rural Colleton County. Murdaugh has maintained his innocence and is currently seeking a retrial.

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