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Ex-Hancock auditor to be sentenced for fraud

GULFPORT — A former Hancock Bank auditor is scheduled for sentencing in January for defrauding the bank of $143,000 over a two-year period by converting portions of collections into money orders. Lisa Brooks sentencing hearing is scheduled for Jan. 10 in U.S. District Court in Gulfport. Authorities say the Gulfport woman faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison ...

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Ex-Hancock auditor accepts agreement in fraud case

GULFPORT — A former Hancock Bank auditor has admitted she defrauded the bank of $143,000 over a two-year period by converting portions of collections into money orders. The Sun Herald reports 45-year-old Lisa Brooks of Gulfport accepted a plea agreement yesterday. She faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine. Brooks is free on ...

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Ex-auto dealer to be sentenced for defrauding bank

OXFORD — Former Oxford automobile dealer Dino Jerry Grisanti will be sentenced May 26 on federal charges of defrauding Regions Bank. Grisanti pleaded guilty last October. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that he faces up to 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine. Prosecutors say Grisanti admitted to a $2-million scheme to defraud Regions Bank, which gave ...

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McField's sentencing for bank fraud postponed

JACKSON — A federal sentencing hearing has been delayed for a Mississippi man convicted of taking a $1.6-million bank loan to buy a Florida condo and instead spending the money on other things, including a Bentley car. Seneca O. McField was convicted of bank fraud and money laundering in U.S. District Court on Nov. 4. His sentencing was set for ...

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Ex-real estate investor sentenced for fraud

MADISON COUNTY — A former Madison County real estate investor convicted June 9 of three counts of bank fraud and one count of conspiracy will serve 35 months in federal prison, five years on supervised release and pay over $400,000 in restitution. The Clarion-Ledger reports 37-year-old Earline Y. Rawls, the alleged owner of Heavenly Homes LLC, was sentenced in U.S. ...

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