Former DA Gore, assistant indicted
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Brunswick County Grand Jury has indicted former District Attorney Rex Gore for allegedly signing off on false expense reports for an assistant district attorney while in office.
According to the indictment, Gore, who served Brunswick, Columbus and Bladen Counties signed off on ADA Elaine Kelley’s expense reports claiming gas money in excess of $14,000 that was not eligible for reimbursement. Gore allegedly told Kelley to claim travel that never took place.
Gore is charged with felonious conspiracy to obtain property by false pretenses.
The Grand Jury also indicted Kelley for obtaining property by false pretense and felonious conspiracy to obtain property by false pretenses.
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