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Former state employee gets 10 years for embezzlement

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A former state employee has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to 3 counts of embezzlement.

Fifty-one year old Stephanie Kelly of Jackson admitted she embezzled almost 118-thousand dollars while employed as an account auditor with the Mississippi Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Over a span of approximately three years, Kelly improperly issued additional paychecks to personal care attendants, then intercepted the checks and converted the money to her own use.

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