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Man accused of embezzling thousands of dollars for youth travel lacrosse team that never formed

Parker Thomas, 26, was also accused of writing himself personal checks from the Fort Mill High School Athletic Booster Club account.

FORT MILL, S.C. — A man was accused of embezzling and scamming people out of thousands of dollars in Fort Mill, police said.

Parker Thomas, 26, took money from several people claiming he was starting a youth lacrosse team but never actually started the team and never paid them back, according to investigators.

The Tega Cay man was also accused of writing himself personal checks from the Fort Mill High School Athletic Booster Club account.

Thomas was charged with five counts of breach of trust with fraudulent intent and three counts of embezzlement.

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