Employee Charged With Stealing Rare Metal

Thousands of dollars worth of rare metal was stolen from a local company and authorities say an employee is charged with the theft.

27-year-old Anthony Everett of Greenville is charged with two counts of obtaining property by false pretense and one count of larceny.

Authorities say Everett admitted stealing 456 pounds of Hastelloy and seven pounds of titanium from his employer, Roberts Welding.

Authorities say Everett and his girlfriend sold about $9,000 worth of the Hastelloy, which is a rare metal.

Roberts welding is the only company in the U.S. that uses Hastelloy. About $6,000 worth of metal has been recovered.

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