Scotland County town’s charter being dissolved amid alleged financial misdeeds
SCOTLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — The little town of East Laurinburg will turn into an unincorporated section of Scotland County on Friday amid noted financial violations, the Carolina Public Press reviews.
Final tumble, a report by the condition auditor’s business thorough the economical violations of East Laurinburg officials and recommended embezzlement fees. Even so, Scotland County District Legal professional Reece Saunders has not sought prison rates from the town’s previous monetary officer.
The Area Government Commission made use of a new law (Senate Monthly bill 314) last December for the 1st time in North Carolina heritage and unanimously voted to dissolve the town’s charter.
The fee seized the town’s books and took management of its finances a month ahead of voting to dissolve the constitution.
State Treasurer Dale Folwell, who chairs the fee, reportedly has urged the Typical Assembly to revoke the town’s constitution given that it experienced “ceased to functionality as a feasible governing device,”
Folwell then termed on Saunders to cost the previous official in link to economic violations.