Thursday, February 11, 2010
Ohio Head of Southern Christian Leadership Conference Under Investigation For $569K Embezzlment
The Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the home of Reverend Raleigh Trammell, 72, of Dayton, Ohio and the head of the Dayton branch of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, who is under investigation for allegedly embezzling $569,000 from the organization. Trammell's alleged misappropriation reportedly occurred during his tenure as the organization's national board chairman. Spiver Gordon, 70, of Eutaw, Alabama and the treasurer of the SCLC, is reportedly also under investigation for involvement in the scheme, along with Trammell's daughter, Angela Goodwine. Trammell and Gordon were placed on leave, pending the investigation.