First Expelled, Now Convicted
A jury has convicted former North Carolina Rep. Thomas Wright on three counts of obtaining property through lying. According to the Associated Press, Wright was ...
A jury has convicted former North Carolina Rep. Thomas Wright on three counts of obtaining property through lying.
According to the Associated Press, Wright was charged with pocketing $8,900 in donations to his Community's Health Foundation and fraudulently obtaining a $150,000 loan to buy a building for health care offices and a museum. The charge on which he was acquitted related to a donation of $1,500 from AT&T.
Update: Wright sentenced to five to eight years.
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