Clinton man found guilty of false pretense - - Jackson, MS

Clinton man found guilty of false pretense

CLINTON, MS (WLBT)- A Clinton man who tried to pass himself off as a contractor will be spending some time behind bars.

35-year-old Michael Martin was found guilty this week of false pretense by a Yazoo County jury. Prosecutors say Martin was hired to repair water damage on a house in Yazoo County.

The presented the homeowner with a series of fake invoices for work he never performed.    Yazoo County Circuit Judge Jannie Lewis sentenced martin to five years in prison with three suspended.

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