YAZOO COUNTY, MS - Two women pleaded guilty to embezzlement in Yazoo County after separate investigations by the State Auditor's office.
Fifty-seven year old Carolyn Coates, the former administrative manager for the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce, embezzled funds by using the agency's credit card for personal use.
Coates also opened a business account without the chamber's knowledge or approval.
She was ordered to make restitution of more than $13,000 dollars.
Former director of the Yazoo County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 43-year-old Karen Smith, used the agency's credit card for personal use. She was ordered to make restitution of more than $58,000 dollars.
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