Feds Subpoena UNC to Turn Over Mary Easley Records

Federal authorities investigating former North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley have asked officials at the university where his wife worked to turn over records on her.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that UNC System leaders revealed Friday they'd been ordered by a grand jury to produce documents related to Mary Easley's job at North Carolina State University.

UNC officials say they will comply and release the documents publicly once they're compiled. State Auditor Beth Wood says her office has received a second subpoena related to the investigation.

Easley was fired after details became public about her hiring and an 80 percent salary increase. She has filed a grievance, and the university's chancellor, provost and chairman of its board of trustees have stepped down.


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  • by Bill Location: raleigh on Aug 18, 2009 at 11:17 AM
    The Easleys never did understand the the difference between governor and first lady Or King and Queen.
  • by Jacob Location: G'ville on Aug 16, 2009 at 04:49 AM
    It's not Easley, but Weasley.
  • by P on Aug 16, 2009 at 04:37 AM
    The continuing saga of the $leasleys. Episode #1934
  • by chuckles on Aug 15, 2009 at 09:59 PM
    I hope she gets prison time. She is worthless and a waste of air.
  • by American Biker Location: Eastern NC on Aug 15, 2009 at 09:59 PM
    Is it just me or does it seem here lately that ALL politicians have sopmething to hide? I love it when the upper crust gets there fair share of what they deserve ( which ain't more money ).
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