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Columbus woman sentenced to 10 years for embezzling nearly $500k

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LOWNDES COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Columbus woman has been sentenced to 10 years for embezzling nearly half a million dollars from her employer.

Bernice Lile, 62, was sentenced in a Lowndes County Circuit this week by Judge Lee Coleman.

Lile embezzled more than $474,000 from Gordman Insurance between January 2010 and September 2011.

Lile was also head of the Lowndes County E-911 Board at the time of her arrest. She later resigned.

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