Fraud suspect takes tombstone orders, money - - Jackson, MS

Fraud suspect takes tombstone orders, money

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Natchez man was arrested after authorities say he took orders to make and install headstones but didn't deliver.

According to the Attorney General's Office, 45-year-old Dwight Gibson was charged with five counts of false pretense involving five victims and approximately $6,500 in cemetery purchases.

Gibson is accused of contracting to make headstones under various monument business names and failing to deliver.

Gibson is currently out of the Adams County Detention Center on $100,000 bond. He's scheduled to go to trial in March.

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