embezzlement

Jackson County searching for embezzlement suspect

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is searching for a suspect wanted in an embezzlement case. Kaitlyn Louise Eakin, 27, is suspected of embezzling more than $2,700 from a store where she worked as a clerk. Investigators believe she may be…

Gulfport woman charged with embezzlement

A 19-year-old Gulfport woman has been charged with embezzlement from her place of employment. Biloxi Police said in a press release that Olivia Alexia Brooks of Gulfport was developed as a suspect after officers responded to a call about embezzlement…

Mayor of Aberdeen, Miss. to go on trial for embezzlement in February 2021

ABERDEEN, MISS. (WCBI) – Aberdeen Mayor Maurice Howard will go to trial next year. A continuance was granted to push Howard’s embezzlement trial to February first. The recently re-elected mayor was indicted in October 2019 on five counts of embezzlement. He’s accused of receiving about 35 hundred dollars in taxpayer-funded reimbursements for city-related trips. The […]

Biloxi man arrested in connection with embezzlement case

A Biloxi man has been arrested in connection with an embezzlement case. Maj. Christopher DeBack said Michael Keith Walls, 37, was arrested Tuesday after an investigation into a missing vehicle. De Back said it was alleged that Walls borrowed the…

Former investigator convicted of embezzlement

A former investigator for a Mississippi District Attorney’s Office has been convicted of embezzlement. Authorities say Joe Edney deposited thousands of dollars of court fees into his own bank account. He used his position overseeing a pre-trial diversion program to…

Woman embezzled more than $300K

A Mississippi woman’s attorney told a judge that his client embezzled $303,000 from her employer to make online purchases because she had a ‘shopping compulsion.’ Elizabeth Rose O’Neil and her attorney, Don Rafferty, testified that she stole $1,400 to $1,600…

Arrested for embezzlement

One woman is behind bars this morning on a warrant for embezzlement. Biloxi police arrested 30-year-old Christian Eliana Neice after an investigation into an incident that happened on June 4th.  Police say she stole over $1,000 worth of items from…