Two Former Community College Employees Arrested and Charged With Embezzlement

Two former community college employees have been arrested and charged with embezzlement by the State Auditor’s Office.

Those two former Coahoma Community College employees, Gwendolyn Jefferson and Stacie Neal, have been arrested after being indicted for embezzlement and conspiracy, with special agents from the auditor’s office delivering the largest demand for suspected embezzlement in five years for a total of more than $981,000. The announcement came yesterday from state auditor Shad White’s office.

A third person, Kappi Allen, has also been charged and indicted in this case. The total amount of demands issued among the three of them comes in at more than $1.1 million.

Jefferson and Neal are accused of making personal purchases worth more than $750,000 using credit cards and checks belonging to Coahoma Community College from January 2013 to September 2017.

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