Chapel Hill woman accused of stealing from cancer organization

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Friday, December 29, 2017
Michelle Lowery-Rowan
Michelle Lowery-Rowan
Credit: Chatham County Sheriff's Office

CHAPEL HILL (WTVD) -- A Chapel Hill woman has been arrested after deputies said she stole from a cancer charity.

According to the Chatham County Sheriff's Office, 46-year-old Michelle Lowery-Rowan took money from the nonprofit organization "Chix 4 a Cure," which raises money for cancer patients and their families.

Records show Lowery-Rowan, a former Glouster, Ohio resident, was the treasurer of the organization.

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She was arrested on Dec. 20 and charged with money laundering, grand theft, telecommunications fraud, tampering with records, forgery, and engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.

Lowery-Rowan was jailed under a $750,000.00 secured bond and will be extradited to Ohio to face the allegations.