NC Court Tosses Ex-DA's Conviction For No-Show Hiring

Law360 (October 7, 2020, 6:25 PM EDT) -- A former North Carolina district attorney convicted of hiring a colleague's wife for a no-show job was let off the hook Tuesday when a state appeals court found little evidence showing that he was directly involved in the fraudulent payroll submissions.

Wallace Bradsher, a former District Attorney for North Carolina Prosecutorial District 9A, and former district attorney for a neighboring district Craig Blitzer had agreed to hire each other's wives to work in their respective offices as legal assistants, prosecutors said. But the state was allegedly paying Cindy Blitzer a salary of almost $50,000 even though she was rarely in the...

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