Former Christian school employee charged with embezzlement

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(Photo: Courtesy Bedford County Sheriff's Office)

(Photo: Courtesy Bedford County Sheriff’s Office)

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A Vinton woman faces multiple felony charges after local authorities conducted an investigation into embezzlement from a school in Bedford County.

According to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, authorities received a report of a possible embezzlement from Mineral Springs Christian School on Dec. 12, 2019.

Investigators say that they arrested and charged 44-year-old Christi Wright Gray — who was a school employee at the time of the crimes — with four felony counts of embezzlement and four felony counts of obtaining money by false pretenses on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

The Sheriff’s Office released a statement on Friday saying that Gray has been released on an unsecured bond while authorities continue to investigate the case.

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