Former Hattiesburg pharmacy technician arrested for fraud

December 28, 2016 in News

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – A former pharmacy technician is accused of seeking insurance reimbursement for medications he never dispensed. Austin Grant O’dom, 33, was arrested last week following two separate […]

Former Alcorn County supervisor, 3 others sentenced in fraud case

September 9, 2015 in News, The Buzz

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — A former Alcorn County supervisor, a former purchasing clerk and two vendors pleaded guilty Tuesday to state charges in a public corruption case, the state auditor […]

Former Southaven mayor Greg Davis sentenced to 30 months in state prison

July 11, 2014 in News, The Buzz

HERNANDO, Mississippi (AP) — Former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis was sentenced Thursday to 2 ½ years in state prison for felony convictions of embezzlement and fraud. DeSoto County Circuit Judge […]

Wiggins man gets jail time for home repair fraud

March 1, 2013 in Statewide News

A former Wiggins resident has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for home repair fraud and false pretense in Harrison County.
Charles Lynn Reeder, 53, originally of Wiggins, was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of felony false pretense and one count of home repair fraud before Judge John Gargiulo in Harrison County Circuit Court.  Reeder was sentenced to the maximum 10 year sentence on the false pretense charge and five years for the home repair fraud charge with three years suspended, meaning he will serve 12 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC). 

4 charged in conspiracy to commit fraud and launder money

December 20, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Federal officials said that H. Claiborne Frazier, Austin W. Frazier, Cresco Elmore (“C.E.”) Frazier, Jr., and Spencer Copeland have been charged in a two-count indictment.

H. Claiborne Frazier, formerly of Brandon, Austin W. Frazier, formerly of Ridgeland, and C.E. Frazier, Jr., formerly of Jackson, owned and operated C.E. Frazier Construction, Inc. and several other businesses. Spencer Copeland is the step-brother of H. Claiborne Frazier and Austin W. Frazier.