Former Mississippi dispatcher arrested for fraud
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Former Newton County Sheriff’s Office Dispatcher Shannon Taylor was arrested and charged with embezzlement/fraud in public office.
Taylor is accused of altering her timesheets after they were approved by her supervisor. Taylor was served with a $16,263.72 demand letter at the time of her arrest.
“Thank you to the investigators on my team and the prosecutors for putting a stop to this scheme,” said State Auditor Shad White. “As I have said, no matter the amount, my office will keep watch over your tax dollars.”
Taylor faces up to 10 years in prison and $5,000 in fines if convicted.
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