- Associated Press - Thursday, April 5, 2018

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A federal prosecutor says a former North Carolina county manager and her son have been indicted on embezzlement and fraud charges.

Local news outlets report U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced on Thursday indictments for former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene and former county employee Michael Greene. The indictments follow a nearly nine-month federal criminal investigation.

Prosecutors say that, over a decade, Greene and her son misused county-issued credit cards and used other employees’ cards to make approximately $200,000 worth of improper purchases. According to the indictment, Wanda Greene repeatedly used her cards to purchase gift cards from various vendors, then used the gift cards to buy personal items for herself and others.

Franklin Graham calls on nation to pray for Trump as impeachment effort gains speed
EXCLUSIVE: High-level, N.K. defector implores Trump to foment coup; tells president he's been duped
Hawaii GOP cancels 2020 caucus, commits delegates to Trump

Thomas Amburgey, the attorney for Wanda Greene, said in a statement his client is cooperating with the government.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide