Friday, November 30

Mississippi Press names woman in Red Cross scandal

Veto F. Roley at the Mississippi Press is breaking the story that Southeast Mississippi Chapter Executive Director Paige Roberts matches the clues given earlier this week by multiple news reports as to the identity of the woman who had an affair with the former leader of the Red Cross.

Multiple attempts Thursday by The Mississippi Press to reach Roberts were unsuccessful. "You will have to ask her about it," Roberts' husband, Gary Roberts, said when contacted Thursday. He is a municipal judge in Gautier.

A call to Paige Roberts' cellular phone was returned by Kiki McLean, who identified herself as a friend. She referred questions to the American Red Cross national office.
You can read the entire story here.

Paige Roberts was in Washington, D.C., on Thursday to attend a previously scheduled national Red Cross conference. The story goes on to say:
According to the New York Post, which quoted unidentified Red Cross executives, the woman involved with Everson lives in Mississippi, is brunette, lost her home during Hurricane Katrina, is married with two children and is a former television reporter.

According to a 2006 profile in The Mississippi Press, Paige Roberts was a reporter at WLOX-TV 13 from 1993 to 1996 and has two children. She is also brunette. The Robertses' home was completely destroyed in Katrina.
According to Foley's report, Barbara Dumas, chairwoman of the Southeast Mississippi Red Cross chapter, said Thursday that Roberts is still employed.

1 comment:

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