Ex-clerk indicted for embezzlement

By The Associated Press

LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — Former Greene County Chancery Clerk Latricia Cornelson has been indicted for embezzlement.

The indictment, according to state Auditor Stacey Pickering, alleges Cornelson diverted $54,133 in county funds to her own use.

Pickering says Cornelson was arrested Tuesday on seven counts of embezzlement. The alleged thefts occurred during her time as Greene County chancery clerk. T

Pickering says the alleged embezzlement took place from January 2005 to November 2007.