Monday, September 20, 2010
North Carolina Woman Charged With Embezzling $165K In Taxpayer Funds
Phyllis Noble Waller, 51, of Tarboro, North Carolina, has been charged with two counts of embezzlement for misappropriating more than $165,000 in state and county taxpayer funds. According to authorities, Waller, as the owner of Phillips Printing & Office Supplies, was under contract with Edgecombe County and the state to collect taxes from 2002 and 2009. Over that period, she misappropriated more than $108,624.71 in North Carolina tax revenue and more than $57,366.60 in Edgecombe County sales tax revenue. She is being held in Wake County jail in lieu of a $175,000 bond.