StarNews Circulation Manager busted for embezzlement


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Submitted: Wed, 08/17/2011 - 6:32pm
Updated: Thu, 08/18/2011 - 4:25am
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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Police arrested StarNews Circulation Manager Richard Scott Wiggs Monday and charged him with stealing money from the newspaper.

According to the StarNews, investigators say he stole more than $100,000 over a two-year period. The paper’s parent company, The New York Times, say he he stole at least $52,000.

Wiggs is out of jail on a $25,000 secured bond. The paper also says Wiggs is no longer employed there.

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