Former Baptist employee accused of buying items with hospital funds
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The former hospital gift shop director at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has been accused of using hospital funds to buy several items for her personal use.
Susan Craddock Washabaugh, 49, of Lewisville, was charged with eight counts of obtaining property by false pretense, according to police.
Washabaugh allegedly spent $3,153.86 worth of hospital funds to buy items for her personal use. Police did not say what she allegedly bought.
Police said the hospital conducted an internal audit into her purchasing history at the beginning of this year. Authorities said an investigation by the Winston-Salem Police Department Financial Crimes Unit confirmed the results of the hospital’s detailed audit.
Police said the suspect received a $3,000 unsecured bond pending court on Dec. 19.