Former Tourism Chief Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

CLEVELAND, MS, MS (Ben Caxton) — Kappi Allen, former director of Coahoma County Tourism, pled guilty to embezzlement last week in Cleveland. The plea means there will be no trial and she will be sentenced at a later date. The maximum sentence is 20 years in prison or a $25,000 fine. Allen resigned from the tourism office two years ago as the state auditor began an investigation. She was charged with embezzling over $93,000.


2 Comments on "Former Tourism Chief Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement"

  1. It’s like they need a state auditor on duty in every town in the state….

  2. Only problem with that eventually they’ll bribe them.

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