Warrant: Ex-DJJ employee secretly recorded conversation with iPhone

Published: Nov. 14, 2013 at 10:01 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 24, 2013 at 10:01 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A former administrative assistant at the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice was arrested Thursday.

According to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, 29-year-old Leann M. Cudd of Irmo was charged with wiretapping/intentional reception, use, or disclosure of any wire, electronic or oral communication.

Warrants allege Cudd secretly slid her iPhone under the closed door of the Inspector General to secretly record a conversation between two SCDJJ employees.

According to a SLED news release, Cudd admitted to using her phone to record and store the conversation.

The warrant did not indicate what the conversation was about.

Cudd was booked into the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

If convicted, she faces up to five years in prison and/or a fine of up to $5,000.

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