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Mother, son accused of embezzling from Wilmington Boy Scout troop

Catherine Rich Barbour and Bryan Thomas Barbour (Source: PCSO) Catherine Rich Barbour and Bryan Thomas Barbour (Source: PCSO)
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

A mother and son are facing charges after they allegedly stole thousands of dollars from a Boy Scout troop in Wilmington.

According to officials with the Pender County Sheriff's Office, Catherine Rich Barbour of Hampstead was taken into custody on Monday and charged with five counts of embezzlement.

Investigators say Barbour embezzled nearly $4,000 from Boy Scout Troop 274 in Wilmington between July and December 2017. Barbour served as the chair of the troop's committee.

Barbour's son, Bryan Thomas Barbour, surrendered to authorities Wednesday and was charged with felony financial card fraud in connection with the case. Bryan Barbour was released from jail on an unsecured $10,000 bond.

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