The former manager of Fayette’s water board is accused of spending more than $25,000 in public money on lingerie, strippers, gun parts and other purchases.
Al.com reports 54-year-old Scotty Moore was recently indicted on 34 felony charges accusing him of misusing public money, including first-degree theft by deception.
Prosecutors said Moore used a board-issued credit card on a variety of purchases, including more than $10,000 at strip clubs in New Orleans, Dothan and Birmingham.
He’s also accused of spending more than $2,500 on lingerie, ladies’ jackets, sweaters, high-heel boots, other clothing items and gun parts.
Moore was released from jail after paying an $180,000 bond. He did not return a message seeking comment.
District Attorney Chris McCool said that the arrest was the result of a months-long investigation.
Republished with permission of The Associated Press.