Provider sues newspaper enterprise for prosecution more than $84k overpayment

GRAHAM, N.C. – A previous paper provider is suing the mum or dad business of his previous newspaper, the Asheboro Courier-Tribune, stating it didn’t have the appropriate to prosecute him for keeping a enormous overpayment.

That corporation also owns the Burlington Situations-News and Lexington Dispatch, between others.

Daniel Oliver Routh was intended to get an $84.53 “paycheck” deposited into his lender account. But on June 3, he was quickly $84,530 richer. According to his lawsuit, he believed the cash was his to keep and commit. And expend he did.

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He now faces criminal rates in Randolph County even though, according to the accommodate, he has tried out to repay a “significant” portion of that overpayment. So he is suing his former employer, calling all those expenses destructive prosecution.