The Transylvania Times -

By Derek McKissock
News Editor 

Grand Jury To Hear Raines' Case – Brevard NC


January 26, 2017

More than $90,000 was embezzled from the Transylvania County Rescue Squad’s bank accounts by Annette Raines, the county’s former tax administrator, according to a letter sent from the squad to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

In June of last year, Assistant Special Agent Tom Ammons, with the SBI’s Western District Office, said Raines was the person of interest in an active investigation involving the embezzlement of nearly $58,000 from the rescue squad.

According to an affidavit at the time, it was Raines who estimated the amount was $58,000.

Before news of the investigation was...

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