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Holmes Co. supervisor pleads guilty to stealing county funds

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Holmes County supervisor pleaded guilty to stealing county funds in U.S. District Court Tuesday. 

Norman Cobbins, 61, of Lexington admitted that from March 15, 2007 through December 31, 2007, he carried out a scheme to defraud Holmes County. 

He submitted false invoices and requisitions to the county and converted the money to his own personal use. 

Cobbins will be sentenced on October 26, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. and faces a maximum penalty of ten years in prison and a $250,000.00 fine. 

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