StarNews Circulation Manager busted for embezzlement


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.

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