Credit union board attorney pleads guilty to embezzlement

Former Mississippi State Senator Tommy Robertson, a former attorney for the board of directors of the $194 million Singing River Federal Credit Union, pleaded guilty in Jackson County Circuit Court Monday to embezzling more than $375,000 from the Moss Point, Miss.-based cooperative.

Robertson’s case was turned over to the Mississippi Department of Corrections’ Probation and Parole Office to conduct a presentencing report, according to Willa Witchen, deputy Clerk of Courts for Jackson County Circuit Court in Pascagoula.

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