Ex-newspaper business manager sentenced - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Ex-newspaper business manager sentenced

 

LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - Stephanie Thornton, former business manager of the Laurel Leader-Call, has been sentenced to five years in prison for embezzling $36,000 from the newspaper.

District Attorney Tony Buckley tells the Leader-Call that Thornton also was sentenced to five year of post-release supervision and to pay restitution.

Prosecutors say Thornton was accused of embezzling the money between December 2007 and August 2009.

 

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