Former NC state rep pleads guilty to skimming $150K from his federally funded nonprofit, East Carolina Development Company.
"A former state representative from Kinston pleaded guilty Monday, according to Don Connelly of the U.S. Attorney's Office. Stephen LaRoque was accused of defrauding the U.S. government by illegally taking money from his economic development nonprofit. According to Connelly, Stephen LaRoque pleaded guilty to . . . to the theft of $150,000 from a federally-funded nonprofit organization." -- WCTI12.com