Home » NEWS » Deputy city clerk indicted for embezzling from court

Deputy city clerk indicted for embezzling from court

handcuffsOXFORD — A deputy city clerk in Oxford has been indicted on charges she embezzled more than $12,700 from Lafayette County Justice Court receipts in 2012.

State Auditor Stacey Pickering says in a news release that 46-year-old Alisa Liggins was released on $5,000 bond after she was booked at the sheriff’s department.

Pickering says Liggins has been a deputy in the Oxford City Clerk’s office since 2005.

Pickering says Liggins allegedly embezzled $12,703 over several months in 2012 by taking justice court receipts and trying to conceal the missing money by delaying general ledger entries and bank deposits.

Pickering says she allegedly used future receipts to balance the ledger.

BEFORE YOU GO…

… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.

Click for more info

About Megan Wright

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*