More details have emerged on a Statesboro man accused of stealing money from the account of a charity.
Each Thanksgiving Feed the Boro feeds thousands of the less fortunate. They partnered with a young man who's worked with several nonprofit groups in the city, but now the police and the charity said their money, and the man, are missing.
The wanted poster distributed by police has many people disheartened and dismayed around Statesboro. They can't believe someone who's been part of so many good causes and groups could so something like this.
Jeremy Foreman has worked with dozens of local charities through a group called Hands on Southeast Georgia. Organizers of Feed the Boro teamed up with Foreman so he could help them get nonprofit status and get more funding.
They said he and the money are nowhere to be found.
"It started three to four months ago," said Robin Aspinwall of Feed the Boro. "I was trying to get in touch with Jeremy with questions about our account."
The account had funds that would go to this year's mea. When Aspinwall couldn't reach Foreman, she called the bank. They said the account had been closed.
She said the account records police obtained showed personal purchases before Foreman closed the account. Now police haven't been able to find Foreman to ask him about the $1,800.
"We were just trying to find out what had happened," said Aspinwall. "We couldn't get any answers. Couldn't get any response.
Aspinwall said the Thanksgiving meal will go on as they look for new donations and answers for what's disappeared. Organizers have paired with the Statesboro/Bulloch County Food Bank for non-profit assistance as well as an advisory board.
They will also host a golf scramble August 29 to benefit Feed the Boro. The tournament will be held at Forest Heights. For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1499668743598609/
To learn more about Feed the Boro, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/556949151076821/
Police also wonder if any other charities have been victimized and don't even know it, so they're asking them to check their records. In the meantime, if you know anything about Foreman's whereabouts, call Statesboro Police at 912-764-9911.
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