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Wilmington Branch Manager charged with Felony Conspiracy

Brunswick County, NC (WMBF) - The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office charged a Branch Manager of a Wilmington company with felony conspiracy.

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office along with the North Carolina Department of Insurance and Department of Motor Vehicles launched an investigation in 2009 on Time Finance Services in Wilmington. The DOI and DMV received numerous community complaints with allegations of fraud and possible predatory lending.

A search warrant was executed May 27 by Brunswick County Sheriff's Office North End Task Force, DOI and DMV at Time Finance Services, on Market Street in Wilmington. Significant documents and items were seized. The Branch Manager, 48-year-old Gregory Steven Gurney, was arrested and transported to Brunswick County Detention.

Gurney has been charged with two counts of Larceny of Motor Vehicle and one count of Felony Conspiracy. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending. Gurney's bail was set at $250,000.

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