Suspect arrested for political party rip-off

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 The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation  arrested the individual responsible for stealing money that was raised by a political action group in charge of organizing a GOP Presidential forum scheduled be held in October 2011 at the Meadowview Convention Center in Kingsport. The event was never held.

Fabian Farrell Story, 36, of Greeneville was indicted by the Washington County grand jury in November of 2012 on one count of theft over $10,000. Story was the executive director of the group called Conservatives on the Move was allegedly coordinating the political event. Story contacted Johnson City political activist, Phyllis White, on July 1, 2011 to help Story raise money and organize the event. White raised approximately $30,000 and deposited it in a Washington County bank. The TBI investigation revealed that Story withdrew the money, the event was never held, and money was not refunded to the donors.

Story was arrested by TBI  at the Rutherford County Courthouse where he was appearing on a child support case. He was booked into the Rutherford County Jail on $10,000 bond and will be transported to the Washington County Jail tomorrow.


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January 17, 2013 at 10:24pm
Who cares,We would like local news,I don;t ask for much just 50% the way Kevin posted.
January 18, 2013 at 7:20pm
This is not local news. Wish Kevin were still there.
January 18, 2013 at 7:58pm
I agree with the local news, but have no desire to see the biased reporting of the old days.
January 18, 2013 at 10:01pm
Corey. you have to admit is was fun
January 18, 2013 at 10:47pm
Well it depends on your definition of fun.

At times it was fun. At times it was not.

95% of the time it was biased and that got old.

It is bad enough that the mainstream media is biased, but local news should be reported fully and without a one sided version because you happen to be buddy-buddy with certain people and it was so obvious that it was happening it was comical and extremely sad all at the same time.

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