RALEIGH, N.C. — A Forsyth County woman who owns and operates a child care center was arrested on charges that she embezzled about $30,000 in tax money that should have gone to the state, according to a news release from the N.C. Department of Revenue.
Rhonda E. Reaves, 56, of the 1300 block of Jonestown Road in Winston-Salem was charged Tuesday with six counts of embezzlement of state property, the News-Journal reported.
A special agent with the revenue department’s Criminal Investigations Section in Raleigh investigated Reaves. Reaves appeared before a Forsyth County magistrate and was placed under a $50,000 secured bond. Her first appearance is scheduled for Jan. 16 in Wake District Court in Raleigh.