2 months ago
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Man turns himself in on embezzlement charges

D’Iberville police have arrested a man on the run for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from Hertz Rental Car. According to Captain Marty Griffin, Charles James Thompson turned himself in today on the charge of embezzlement. Griffin says while an employee at Hertz, Thompson allegedly embezzled over $8,000 and has been a fugitive since 2015. […]
3 months ago
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Woman charged with embezzlement

A Biloxi woman is behind bars for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from a landscaping company. Sheriff Troy Peterson says 52-year-old Candace Webb was employed by Groundscape Incorporated in Biloxi and handled all financial transitions for the business. Sheriff Peterson says the owner became suspicious after noticing several checks Webb had written to herself and […]
4 months ago
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School Employee Charged With Embezzlement

A Jackson County School district employee is behind bars charged with embezzlement. 37-year old Melanie Pankonin was the vice-president of the Grid Iron Club a non-profit, which was raising money for the St. Martin high school football team. Sheriff Mike Ezell says over the last year, Pankonin allegedly took between 10 and 15-thousand dollars as […]
6 months ago
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Felony Embezzlement Arrest

A woman faces embezzlement charges after turning herself into the Biloxi Police Department today. According to Lieutenant Christopher De Back, 46-year-old Kimberly Diane Dearmon of Chickasaw, Alabama is accused of misusing her employer’s credit card. Authorities say Dearmon had been entrusted the credit card for business expenses, but allegedly used it to make unauthorized purchases […]
7 months ago
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Long Beach Man Arrested Embezzlement Charges

A Long Beach man is behind bars for felony embezzlement. 51 year old “Everette Waits” is accused of accepting a 20-thousand dollar personal check toward contracting work for a job, but did not complete the construction for a Bay St. Louis homeowner. Authorities believe waits used that money for personal use. With help from the […]
7 months ago
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Fire District Clerk Fired for Embezzling Thousands

An employee of the Diamondhead Fire Protection District has been arrested and charged with embezzling over $25,000. According to Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam, 55-year-old Kiln resident Sandra Zitterkopf was arrested on embezzlement charges and faces a $20,000 bond in the Hancock County Jail. Diamondhead Fire Chief Jerry Dubuisson issued a statement today that discrepancies […]
10 months ago
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Former MSU Employee Indicted for Embezzlement

A former Mississippi State University employee turns herself in for embezzlement. Special agents with the Office of the State Auditor determined 63-year-old Susan Holder received excessive reimbursement for travel to the tune of $35,500. Evidence shows Holder charged travel to her personal credit card which was paid by a private foundation, but then duplicated the […]
10 months ago
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Embezzlement Arrest

Long Beach police have arrested two women on embezzlement charges. Forty-three Michelle Fowler of Long Beach allegedly embezzled nearly $35,000 from a Long Beach business. She is being held at the Harrison County Jail on a $20,000 bond. Police also arrested 52-year-old Melinda Rosetti-Spence for embezzlement by trust. According to officials, Rosetti-Spence embezzled about $235,000. […]
12 months ago
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Mother, Daughter Embezzlement Charges

A Gulfport woman and her daughter are behind bars, charged with embezzling money using a casino player’s card. Forty-two year-old Alicia Harrison was arrested after the Golden Nugget’s security team’s investigation showed she had been altering player’s cards and giving them to her 23-year-old daughter, Crystal Harrison. According to Biloxi police, Crystal won more than […]
12 months ago
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State Senator Sentenced to Jail

Former state senator Tommy Robertson has been sentenced to ten years in prison by Special Judge Richard McKenzie in Jackson County Circuit Court on embezzlement charges. Robertson will serve two years for embezzling over $379,000 of a $484,000 construction loan that he was handling for a couple through Singing River Federal Credit Union. Special Judge […]