A former director at The Enrichment Center embezzled nearly $170,000 from Social Security funds to buy a laptop for her daughter, a car for her fiancé and to pay rent for one of her church members, federal prosecutors alleged in court documents.
Cynthia Gray Wrenn, 52, of Winston-Salem was sentenced to a total of five years and six months Thursday in U.S. District Court in Greensboro. U.S. District Judge William Osteen Jr. ordered her to be placed on three years of supervised release after she gets out of prison. Wrenn is scheduled to report to prison on Jan. 29. She pleaded guilty in September to three federal charges of an 11-count indictment alleging that she had embezzled and misused money for her own benefit. As a condition of the plea arrangement, the rest of the charges were voluntarily dismissed.
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