Mississippi Ex-Deputy Sheriff Faces Sentencing for Insurance Fraud

May 26, 2009

A former Bolivar County, Mississippi, sheriff’s deputy is scheduled for sentencing July 17 on an insurance fraud conviction.

Attorney General Jim Hood’s office says 46-year-old Marvin Johnson, who is also a former Rosedale police officer, was found guilty of felony insurance fraud in Panola County Circuit Court. Officials say Johnson filed a fraudulent insurance claim form for the theft of a personal vehicle on Dec. 7, 2005.

He faces a maximum penalty of three years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

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