Wanda Greene Controversy


Wanda Greene's "Fiasco" discussed at Dec. 1, 2017, business meeting | Asheville Daily Planet covered a local business association's meeting that shed more light on the widening controversy concerning Wanda Greene, who is accused of financial wrong-doing by local politicians and is under investigation by the FBI. Visit "Wanda Greene fiasco: Just how did it happen," published Jan. 2, 2018, at Ashevilledailyplanet.com: More>

Buncombe commissioner Ellen Frost praises work of three Buncombe employees who "exude such bravery" combating Wanda Greene | Report by Jennifer Bowman of Asheville Citizen-Times, posted Jan. 2, 2017, entitled "Ellen Frost decides against 2018 re-election bid," wrote: She [Ellen Frost] also pointed to recent effort to boost transparency and implement workplace protections. "Having (County Manager) Mandy Stone, (Human Resources Director) Lisa Eby and (Assistant County Manager) Jim Holland, to me, those are the three most oustanding employees in Buncombe County," she said. "And they exude such bravery with Wanda Greene. And if I were to run again, it would be to continue to work with those three." | For the complete article, visit Citizen-times.com: More>

 "Public records experts: Buncombe can't withhold financial records amid Wanda Greene investigation" | Dec. 19, 2017 report and Dec. 21, 2017 update by Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Jennifer Bowman, at Citizen-times.com: More>

"County receives clean opinion from external auditors" | Article posted Dec. 13, 2017, by David Floyd of Mountain Xpress, at Mountainx.com: More>

Ashvegas dubs Wanda Greene controversy as 'GreeneGate' | Ashvegas publisher-editor Jason Sandford provides a succinct update about "what we know so far about the Buncombe County fraud investigation in Asheville News," posted Dec. 12, 2017, at Ashvegas.com: More>

 "Reports: Wanda Greene under investigation for fraud" | Nov. 13 & 14, 2017 report by Jennifer Bowman of the Asheville Citizen-Times, at Citizen-times.com: More>

"Take the money and run: Greene nets $500K payday over 6 months" | Oct. 6, 2017 report by Dan Hesse of the Mountain Xpress, at Mountainx.com: More> 

"What would prompt a federal investigation into former Buncombe County manager?" | Report by WLOS TV13, an ABC News affiliate, at WLOS.com: More>

FBI investigating Wanda Greene | The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed it has launched a probe into former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene, a story Xpress broke on Aug. 16. Posted Aug. 18, 2017, on Mountainx's Facebook page: More>

"FBI can ‘neither confirm nor deny’ probe of former County Manager Greene" | Aug. 16, 2017, investigative feature by Mountain Xpress reporter Dan Hesse, at Mountainx.com: More>


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