JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A man and woman convicted in a mortgage fraud scheme in Hattiesburg and Hazlehurst received stiff sentences Thursday.
Carla Wilson of Crystal Springs gets 100-months in federal prison and 3-years supervised release. She must also pay more than 700-thousand dollars in restitution.
Wilson is a former mortgage broker.
John Bell will serve 8-months in federal prison with 3-years supervised release for his role in a money laundering conspiracy with Wilson. He was ordered to pay a 3-thousand dollar fine and 35-thousand dollars restitution.
Bell had property renovation business.
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