Former Center City Clerk Sentenced To Prison

Tracey Ray, former City Clerk in Center, is sentenced to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay nearly 315 thousand dollars in restitution.

An audit, initiated after a whistleblower complaint, found that Ray misappropriated taxpayer funds through materially false and fraudulent pretenses, representations, and promises.


The audit also revealed insufficient oversight of Ray.

Ray began as City Clerk in 2004, the audit focused on January 2015 to July 2019.