3 former UNCG employees charged in moonlighting scandal

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Three former UNCG employees face multiple criminal charges in connection with allegedly working for another company while on the clock with the university, the Greensboro News & Record reports.

The three employees were arrested on Thursday following a three-week investigation. All three worked in the university relations department.

David Simmons Wilson, 38, of Greensboro, was charged with six felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses.

Wilson allegedly falsified his time sheet six times from 2012 to 2014. While on the clock with UNCG, he allegedly did freelance work for Artisan Photography Group, defrauding the university of $154 each time.

Christopher Woodrow English, 41, of Greensboro, was charged with five felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses and six felony counts of aiding and abetting obtaining property by false pretenses.

English allegedly falsified his time sheet five times and worked for Artisan Photography, defrauding the university of $175.12 each time. English also allegedly signed Wilson’s falsified time sheets.

Lyda Adams Carpen, 48, of Greensboro, was charged with five felony counts of aiding and abetting obtaining property by false pretense.

Carpen allegedly approved English’s falsified time sheets.

Wilson and English are due in court Oct. 30. Carpen is due in court Oct. 28.

 

 

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