What goes around comes around:
Four new charges were filed against him this month, including concealing “material facts,” materially false, fictitious and fraudulent representation, and two counts of making and subscribing a false tax return, according to online court records viewed Wednesday.
And it seems the Kinston Free Press can't shake its infatuation with the local lordling. This relatively short article drops in the word "alleged" no less than five times, and this is downright artistic in its praise:
LaRoque founded the nonprofit East Carolina Development Company Inc. (ECDC) in 1997 to lend money to owners of small businesses in Eastern North Carolina who could not otherwise obtain a loan, and the nonprofit Piedmont Development Company Inc. (PDC) in 2003 to support businesspeople in Western North Carolina.
Not to mention awarding the occasional water break to outspoken unemployed women slaving to keep his yard looking neat.
Seriously, the people of Kinston deserve to get the news, not a fricking Hallmark card.