Gulfport repairman accused of embezzlement

Gulfport repairman accused of embezzlement

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania said Sam Odaka Lubangakene of Gulfport has been arrested and charged with embezzlement.

Papania said Lubangakene was asked to do repairs for the victim at the 1800 block of 2nd Street in Gulfport.

An investigation revealed during the time he was hired April - May 2014, Lubangakene made over $3,500 in unauthorized purchases using the victim's credit card, according to Papania.

Lubangakene was booked at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center under a $5,000 bond.

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