Former Princeville mayor seeks $240 million in lawsuit – Rocky Mount Telegram


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Photo from my file Attorney can’t remember her name, Attorney California-based attorney Charles Bonner, Priscilla Everette-Oates, Everette-Oates husband.

A former local mayor filed a multi-million dollar federal lawsuit today against local and state officials claiming false allegations in an embezzlement investigation.

Former Princeville Mayor Priscilla Everette-Oates is asking for upward of $240 million, claiming her arrest and prosecution were retaliation for her investigation into missing FEMA funds for flood damage after Hurricane Floyd in 1999.

Everette-Oates lost a 2013 re-election bid a few months after being indicted by a grand jury on 17 counts of embezzlement by a public official. Those charges were dropped by state prosecutors in March. (Source: Read more)

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