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Former Stone County Circuit Clerk pled guilty to fraud

Posted on AllSides February 20th, 2024
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STONE COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - On Tuesday, former Stone County Circuit Clerk Jeffrey O’Neal pled guilty to two counts of fraud for receiving payment based on fraudulent statements he presented to the Stone County Board of Supervisors. Judge Richard McKenzie sentenced O’Neal to 10 years in prison, with five years suspended. O’Neal will be placed on 5 years of parole after he’s released. He’s also ordered to pay $94,351.96 in restitution to Stone County. O’Neal served as the circuit clerk from 2016 to 2019. According to District Attorney Crosby Parker,...

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