Posts Tagged ‘sentence’

Ex-bank teller to repay $117K, gets jail time for theft

by Associated Press Published: March 21,2013

Tags: bank, banker, banking, bench, court, crime, embezzlement, finance, financial institution, law, legal, prison, restitution, sentence, steal, teller, theft, vault

PICAYUNE — A former teller at a Picayune bank has been ordered to repay more than $117,000 she helped steal from the bank’s vault over a year’s time. U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden also sentenced 43-year-old Debra Mitchell, of Carriere, to six months in prison, six months of house arrest and two years of post-release […] [...]

Man gets time for role in stolen equipment ring

by Associated Press Published: February 28,2013

Tags: bench, court, crime, federal government, fence, judge, justice, law, legal, sentence, steal, theft

NATCHEZ — Federal court records say Michael Fralick has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison in a scheme to purchase trucks, tractors and other equipment stolen from dealers in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Fralick was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Natchez. He and Jory Sam Tantillo were indicted in February 2012 […] [...]

Ex-school, city employee gets prison time for embezzlement

MEADVILLE — A 52-year-old Roxie woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for embezzling money while she was employed by the Franklin County School District and the Town of Roxie. The Natchez Democrat reports Circuit Court Judge Forrest “Al” Johnson sentenced Ramona Mullins to serve nine years, with six years suspended, followed by […] [...]

Former court deputy clerk sentenced for embezzlement

by Associated Press Published: February 19,2013

Tags: bench, clerk, court, crime, embezzle, embezzlement, embezzler, judicial, judiciary, justice, law, legal, sentence, steal, theft, thief

INDIANOLA — Former Indianola Municipal Court deputy clerk Tina Parker has been sentenced after previously pleading guilty to embezzlement, according to State Auditor Stacey Pickering. As part of the plea agreement, approved by Circuit Judge Margaret Carey-McCray, Parker was ordered to repay $35,000 in restitution, $982.50 in court costs, $300 in attorney fees and a […] [...]

Woman gets 10-year sentence for embezzling $277K

by Associated Press Published: February 11,2013

Tags: attorney, bookkeeper, court, embezzle, embezzlement, embezzler, law, law firm, lawyer, legal, prison, sentence, steal, theft, thief

SARDIS — A Sardis woman has been sentenced to serve 10 years in prison for stealing $277,000 from her employer. Prosecutors say Samantha Johnson was working for a Batesville lawyer and used the law firm account to pay off the mortgage on her mother’s mobile home; buy her sister a mobile home; purchase an automobile […] [...]

Sentencing date set in antique store arson case

by Associated Press Published: February 4,2013

Tags: antique, arson, bench, crime, fire, judge, judicial, judiciary, justice, law, legal, retail, sentence, sentencing, store

ABERDEEN — A sentencing date has been set for a man convicted of participating in the March 2011 arson at Lindley’s Antiques Mall in Oakland. Federal court records say James Flemons and Larry Loftis bought pump sprayers to use in the arson a month before burning the building. Prosecutors said they poured gas and kerosene […] [...]

Woman sentenced for bilking investors for bogus businesses

by Associated Press Published: January 29,2013

Tags: bench, case, court, crime, criminal, fraud, investing, investment, investor, judge, judicial, judiciary, justice, law, legal, prison, probation, sentence, trial

FAYETTE — A Natchez woman will spend 10 years behind bars for her part in a business scheme that reportedly bilked an investor by never opening the business into which the victim poured their money. The Natchez Democrat reports Emily Sanders was sentenced in Jefferson County Circuit Court to probation for her October conviction on […] [...]

Man gets 12 years in prison for Katrina-related construction fraud

WIGGINS — A former Wiggins businessman has been sentenced to serve 12 years in prison for defrauding south Mississippi homeowners who had hired him to fix their properties after Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005. Harrison County Circuit Judge John Gargiulo sentenced 53-year-old Charles Lynn Reeder earlier this week to a total of 15 years in […] [...]

U.S. Supreme Court weighing appeal of Scruggs, Minor

by Associated Press Published: January 24,2013

Tags: appeal, attorney, bench, bribe, bribery, case, corruption, court, crime, criminal, judge, judicial, judiciary, justice, law, lawyer, legal, sentence

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court will hold a conference Feb. 15 to decide on whether to hear an appeal from Zach Scruggs, who was implicated as having knowledge of a judicial corruption scheme that toppled his father, plaintiffs’ lawyer Richard “Dickie” Scruggs. The conference will also make a decision in the case of […] [...]

Restaurant owners, employee sentenced for hiring illegal workers

by Associated Press Published: January 10,2013

Tags: bench, court, employee, food, illegal immigrant, immigration, judicial, judiciary, justice, law, legal, owner, probation, restaurnat, sentence

PEARL RIVER COUNTY — Three business associates of Mexican restaurants in Pearl River County have received probation on guilty pleas to a misdemeanor charge of hiring illegal immigrants. The three and an employee had been indicted on felonies in federal court after raids shut down their restaurants in Picayune and Poplarville on Feb. 23. The […] [...]

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