Deputies: Maid stole $40K in items from home she was cleaning - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Deputies: Maid stole $40K in items from home she was cleaning

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Elizabeth Gati (Source: Richland County) Elizabeth Gati (Source: Richland County)
BLYTHEWOOD, SC (WIS) -

An employee with a Midlands cleaning company has been arrested and charged with grand larceny after investigators say she stole $40,000 worth of items from one of the homes she was cleaning.

According to the Richland County Sheriff's Department, Elizabeth Gati, 47, has been charged with the crime.

RELATED: See others arrested in the Midlands this month.

Deputies were called to a home on Alumni Lane in Blythewood on June 5 after the homeowner reported a theft. An investigation turned up that a diamond necklace, diamond bracelet, and several Bluetooth headphones had been stolen from the residence.

Gati, who is self-employed with TLC Cleaning, stole the items, the sheriff's department said.

Investigators are also looking into other thefts in the area and additional charges may be forthcoming.

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