Daily Archives: February 3, 2020

HURRICANE FRAUD CASE ENDS WITH PRISON SENTENCE

BEAUFORT – District Attorney Scott Thomas announced that, in Carteret County Superior Court, TRACY SHOFFNER, 56, Columbia, North Carolina, entered a guilty plea to a charge arising out of post-Hurricane Florence fraud upon a church. Resident Superior Court Judge Josh Willey presided over this term of court, and the case was prosecuted in court by Assistant District Attorney Ashley Eatmon. Following the damage done by Hurricane Florence, Shoffner offered to conduct repairs on a local church, and after providing what appeared to be a contract, the church administration paid him $ 7500.0…