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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Mississippi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 20, 2013

Marshall County Woman Imprisoned for Embezzlement

Felicia C. Adams, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, and
Daniel P. McMullen, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Mississippi, announced that:

Kimberly Cray Burk, 45, of Byhalia, Mississippi, was sentenced Monday, September 16, by Senior U.S. District Judge Neal B. Biggers, Jr. in Oxford, Mississippi.  Burk had previously pled guilty to embezzling money from her employer via a wire fraud scheme.  Burk was sentenced to 96 months in prison and ordered to pay $1,406,470.25 in restitution to Mid-South Maintenance, Inc.  Burk was also sentenced to 3 years supervised release following the term of imprisonment.  Burk remained in custody.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Clay Joyner.

Contact:
John Marshall Alexander, Chief of Criminal Division, United States Attorney’s Office,
Oxford, Mississippi (662) 234-3351.

Updated February 3, 2015