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Forsyth woman charged for theft during time as Cherokees elections director
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CANTON — The former director of elections in neighboring Cherokee County has been charged with felony theft after officials say she used a county credit card for personal charges.

According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, 55-year-old Janet Munda of Cumming was arrested Saturday. She was released that night from the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center after posting a $9,000 bond.

According to Jay Baker, a spokesman for the Cherokee sheriff’s office, Munda reportedly spent more than $700 from 2011-14. Her arrest was the result of a six-month investigation.

Munda was fired from her position as elections director in July, Baker said.

According to a sheriff’s report, Cherokee County Manager Jerry Cooper gave investigators one year’s worth of account statements for the card “in the care and control of” Munda.