[Archive Home][Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
"Former NC airport employees guilty of embezzlement"
- From: Stephen Irwin <Stephen.Irwin@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2012 23:46:50 -0700
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Former NC airport employees guilty of embezzlement
The Associate Press
MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) - Two former managers at a regional airport near
Morganton face decades in prison after pleading guilty to siphoning off
Federal prosecutors say Foothills Regional Airport administrator Alex Nelson
of Lenoir and operations manager Bradley Adkins of Hickory pleaded guilty to
public corruption conspiracy and embezzlement. Nelson faces up to 35 years
in prison; Adkins up to 15 years.
Federal investigators say Nelson took more than $130,000 in airport money to
buy a Key West vacation timeshare, a pontoon boat, cars, and to build a
swimming pool. Nelson also took about 1,000 gallons of airport fuel to heat
a martial arts studio he owned.
Prosecutors say the two men also defrauded the airport by awarding no-work
The airport straddles the Burke-Caldwell county line about 70 miles
northwest of Charlotte.
On the web:
Post your opinion on this story in the CAA General Aviation Forum
Fair Use Notice
This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of political, human rights, economic, democracy and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.html. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
If you have any queries regarding this issue, please Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org