Saturday, March 5, 2011

North Carolina Man Ordered To Pay Restitution Of $154K In Civil Case Alleging Embezzlement

Charles E. Matthews III, 62, of Wilkesboro, North Carolina, was ordered to pay back double the $153,930 he is charged with embezzled from Wilkes Senior Center and Respite Care of Wilkes County Inc. where he had served as executive director. According to authorities, Matthews siphoned the funds over a period of more than 4 1/2 years, between February 2006 and early October 2010, by creating fraudulent invoices and writing checks to himself. He is also believed to have kept some $8,000 in cash donations to the non-profit.

Read the story here.

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