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RHA Conventional Housing ...
RHA Conventional Housing Specialist Mildred McSween was arrested Monday and charged with four felonies pertaining to falsified information on a housing application by an employee of the RHA.
was arrested and released on $5,000 bond.
initial court date is set for August 13 at 9:30 a.m. in Richmond County District Court.
could not be reached for comment.
was apparently responsible for the certification and re-certification processes of potential and existing tenants in the RHAâ€™s 225 units for rent, from conversations with McCaskill and Voorhees.
An attorney for former RHA Public ...
An attorney for former RHA Public Housing Specialist Mildred McSween said Thursday McSween has been "effectively out-of-work, without a job and with no pay since about June of 2009," when she was charged with criminal offenses and suspended without pay from her position.
"We are seeking to recover the substantial damages to McSween personally and professionally - the devastation to her personal reputation, her loss of income and inability to find employment due to this persecution," Attorney Richard Manger said in a phone interview Thursday morning.
McSween was arrested in June of 2009 and charged with four felonies related to misrepresenting information on applications for public housing, but those charges were later dropped, as then District Attorney Michael Parker explained, to prevent prejudicing the investigation against other officials.
In addition to Ingram and McSween, former RHA Board of Commissioners Chairman Bruce Stanback has also been implicated in the joint-local and federal investigation.
Manger said the lawsuit was delayed in being filed as McSween
sought to address her grievances using the administrative procedures of the housing authority.
As of now, the investigation has ...
As of now, the investigation has netted one arrest on four felony charges against former-Ingram associate Mildred McSween.
She served as housing specialist at the RHA.
indictments were state charges of fraudulent misrepresentation, obtaining property by false pretense and two counts of felony conspiracy.
On McSweenâ€™s arrest warrants, Ingram was named as a co-conspirator when McSween
allegedly falsified the income of an RHA employee on a public housing application.
has been suspended without pay from her
duties by the RHA
board pending the outcome of criminal prosecution.
Charges dropped against ...
Charges dropped against McSween
The trial of former RHA Public Housing Specialist Mildred McSween was set for Monday, but charges were dismissed by the district attorney's office.
was arrested on June 15 and charged with four felonies relating to the falsification of a public housing application.
was then put on unpaid leave by the agency, which was extended in September.
I think it is a travesty that Mrs. Mcsween
had to endure such ridicule for 6 months.
I can imagine this was devastating to her
family and friends.
I really think that Robert Vorhees, the Daily Journal
and the DA owe Mrs McSween
I have always wondered why at every turn anytime something came up with RHA, the Daily Journal
always had to revert back to the situation with Mrs McSween
even when the article itself had nothing to do with her
or your so called investigation.
Suspended Rockingham Housing Authority ...
Suspended Rockingham Housing Authority Housing Specialist Mildred McSween will face a trial date on four felony counts related to allegedly falsifying evidence on an application for public housing.
The case is related to false information certified by McSween
on the public housing application of an RHA employee, according to arrest warrants.
Two warrants were issued for McSweenâ€™s arrest on June 15.
was taken into custody on that date, and released on a $5,000 bond.
The warrant for fraudulent misrepresentation and one count of felony conspiracy accused McSween
of failing to disclose pertinent information on a housing application, resulting in the several tenants receiving housing assistance in excess of $400.
The warrant for obtaining property by false pretenses and one count of felony conspiracy accuse McSween
of certifying the housing application of an RHA employee when she
knew the information on it was false.
On the day following her
arrest, the RHA
board met and voted unanimously to suspend McSween
without pay after nearly an hour in closed session.
According to records, McSween
received a weekly salary of $558.51 for her
McSweenâ€™s residence is listed on Lakeland Drive in Rockingham on the warrants.
However, the phone number to her
residence is unlisted in the local phone book and online.
RHA Interim Director Jim McCaskill previously confirmed McSween reported directly to former RHA Executive Director Gracie Ingram.